Average Provost Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Provost is $169,485 in 2023

Base Salary
$97k - $306k
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$92k - $303k
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What Do Provosts Do?

Provost Tasks
  • Review data, set goals, and identify strategies to reach those goals.
  • Represent the organization and its students.
  • Hire and oversee staff.
  • Chair academic councils and committees and work with external partners.
  • Manage departmental and organizational budgets.
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FAQs About Provosts

What is the highest pay for Provosts?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Provost is $306k / year

What is the lowest pay for Provosts?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Provost is $97k / year

How can Provosts increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Provost is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Provost that oversees more junior Provosts, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.