DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$79,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$79,000
Median 50%
$170,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Greeley, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.5 years
How much does a department chairperson make?
Department Chairpeople in America make an average salary of $80,062 per year or $38.49 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $170,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $37,000. The most abundant employment opportunities for Department Chairpeople are in Health Care companies and Hospitality companies. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Minnesota have the highest paying Department Chairperson jobs. Most Department Chairpeople spend 4.5 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Registrar
$40,306

Average Department Chairperson Salary By Company

If you are a Department Chairperson, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Department Chairpeople are University of Northern Colorado and Tyler Junior College. In addition, companies like The University of Arizona and Texas Christian University report highly competitive salaries for Department Chairpeople.

Average Department Chairperson Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Department Chairperson in the United States is $80,062 per year or $38.49 per hour. The city with the highest Department Chairperson salary is Greeley, CO at $170,831 per year. Even an entry-level Department Chairperson makes $108,000 per year in Greeley, CO. North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, and Minnesota are the top 5 highest earning states for Department Chairpeople. South Carolina, Arizona, Oregon, California, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Greeley, CO
$170,831
2
Jonesboro, AR
$152,330
3
Murfreesboro, TN
$150,192
4
Lubbock, TX
$147,036
5
Madison, WI
$144,224

Average Department Chairperson Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Department Chairperson works in can influence their earning potential. Our data shows that Finance companies, Health Care companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Department Chairpeople. Finance companies pay their Department Chairpeople the highest wages, averaging $93,100 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies pay well too, at $85,057 and $78,493, respectively. The types of companies that pay Department Chairpeople the least are in the Technology industry, where the average annual salary is $70,907.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Finance
$93,100
2
Health Care
$85,057
3
Professional
$78,493
4
Hospitality
$77,818
5
Technology
$70,907

RECENTLY ADDED Department Chairperson SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The Ave Barbershop and Salon
Department Chairperson
10/31/2019
$40,000
Davenport University
Department Chairperson
10/14/2019
$69,000
Murray State University
Department Chairperson
09/30/2019
$77,500
Davenport University
Department Chairperson
09/11/2019
$65,000
Defense Acquisition University
Department Chairperson
07/28/2019
$79,175
Davenport University
Department Chairperson
07/26/2019
$69,000
Washington Unified School District
Department Chairperson
06/22/2019
$42,000
College of Western Idaho
Department Chairperson
06/19/2019
$45,600
University of Wisconsin Madison
Department Chairperson
06/05/2019
$125,000
Yeshiva University High Schools
Math Department Chair
02/26/2019
$95,740
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