Dean Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$97,000
$53,000
Min 10%
$97,000
Median 50%
$179,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Oakland, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a dean make?
Deans in America make, on average, $97,897 a year or $47.07 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $53,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $179,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Deans are in Education companies and Government companies. States with the highest Dean salaries include California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio. The typical tenure for a Dean is 2.5 years.
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Average Dean Salary By Location

As a Dean in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $97,897 per year or $47.07 per hour. Oakland, CA reports the highest annual salary for Deans at 145,521. Even an entry-level Dean makes $67,000 per year in Oakland, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Dean salaries are California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio. Vermont, South Dakota, and South Carolina have the lowest Dean salaries.

Map of Dean Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Deans earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Dean Salary By Company

Deans report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Education companies and Government companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Deans at Education Corporation of America and WYSU 88.5 FM report the highest salaries. In addition, companies like Laboratory For Physical Sci and Harvard University report highly competitive salaries for Deans.

Average Dean Pay By Industry

Dean salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Non Profits companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies pay higher-than-average wages for Deans. Salaries for Deans in Non Profits companies average $103,365 annually, while Hospitality companies and Professional companies pay $100,005 and $98,486, respectively. At $96,467, the average salary for Deans in the Education industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Non Profits
Non Profits
$103,365
$103k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$100,005
$100k
Professional
Professional
$98,486
$98k
Health Care
Health Care
$98,391
$98k
Education
Education
$96,467
$96k

Dean Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Dean Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Dean can range from $50,956 to $78,361 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Dean Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Kirkwood Community College
Dean, Industrial Technogies
04/14/2020
$86,100
02/26/2020
$90,624
Pellissippi State Community College
Dean
01/31/2020
$76,210
Middlebury College
Dean
01/28/2020
$57,851
Dean
01/23/2020
$69,970
Dean
01/23/2020
$69,970
Dean
12/22/2019
$49,045
Peralta Community College District
Dean
12/21/2019
$122,813
Bright Star Schools
Dean
12/20/2019
$50,088
Pellissippi State Community College
Dean
11/29/2019
$76,210
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