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How Much Does a Science Department Chairperson Earn In The United States?

Science Department Chairperson Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$60,000
$44,000
$60,000
$83,000
Science department chairpeople in the United States make an average salary of $60,728 per year or $29.2 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $44,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $83,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, New York, Washington, and Rhode Island provide the highest science department chairperson salaries.
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Where Science Department Chairpeople Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Science Department Chairpeople Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Alaska, California and New York, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for science department chairpeople. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are South Dakota, Ohio, and Arkansas.
Location
1. Boston, MA
$70,537
Avg. Salary
$43k
$87k
2. Houston, TX
$56,080
Avg. Salary
$43k
$87k
3. Aurora, CO
$54,007
Avg. Salary
$43k
$87k

High Paying Science Department Chairperson Jobs

Which Companies Pay Science Department Chairpeople The Most?

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like COSM and Newman School as they offer the highest salaries for science department chairpeople.
Company
Avg. Salary
$54k
$76k
Avg. Salary
$54k
$76k

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Science Department Chairperson Salary History

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    Recently Added Science Department Chairperson Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Central Carolina Community College
    Central Carolina Community College
    Math and Science Department Chair
    Math and Science Department Chair
    Math and Science Department Chair
    Oakland, CA
    Oakland, CA
    03/22/2020
    03/22/2020
    $60,376
    $60,376
    03/22/2020
    Community College of Aurora
    Community College of Aurora
    Science Department Chair & Faculty
    Science Department Chair & Faculty
    Science Department Chair & Faculty
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    03/21/2020
    03/21/2020
    $56,911
    $56,911
    03/21/2020
    Community College of Aurora
    Community College of Aurora
    Science Department Chair & Faculty)
    Science Department Chair & Faculty)
    Science Department Chair & Faculty)
    Aurora, CO
    Aurora, CO
    02/20/2020
    02/20/2020
    $56,911
    $56,911
    02/20/2020
    Science Department Chairperson
    Science Department Chairperson
    Nampa, ID
    Nampa, ID
    09/18/2019
    09/18/2019
    $50,160
    $50,160
    09/18/2019
    Draw Academy
    Draw Academy
    Science Department Chair
    Science Department Chair
    Science Department Chair
    Houston, TX
    Houston, TX
    12/16/2016
    12/16/2016
    $70,837
    $70,837
    12/16/2016
    Instructor & Chair of The Science Department
    Instructor & Chair of The Science Department
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    10/08/2016
    10/08/2016
    $92,000
    $92,000
    10/08/2016
    Central Washington University
    Central Washington University
    Professor of Computer Science/Department Chair
    Professor of Computer Science/Department Chair
    Professor of Computer Science/Department Chair
    Ellensburg, WA
    Ellensburg, WA
    05/17/2016
    05/17/2016
    $88,650
    $88,650
    05/17/2016
    Central Washington University
    Central Washington University
    Professor of Computer Science/Department Chair
    Professor of Computer Science/Department Chair
    Professor of Computer Science/Department Chair
    Ellensburg, WA
    Ellensburg, WA
    05/17/2016
    05/17/2016
    $88,650
    $88,650
    05/17/2016
    Instructor & Chair of The Science Department
    Instructor & Chair of The Science Department
    Boston, MA
    Boston, MA
    11/23/2015
    11/23/2015
    $115,270
    $115,270
    11/23/2015
    Sumter County Board of Education
    Sumter County Board of Education
    Science Department Chair
    Science Department Chair
    Science Department Chair
    Americus, GA
    Americus, GA
    01/20/2015
    01/20/2015
    $55,931
    $55,931
    01/20/2015