How much does a College Dean of Nursing make in the United States? The average College Dean of Nursing salary in the United States is $190,400 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $134,200 and $250,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The College Dean of Nursing develops college strategic initiatives and participates in university long-term planning and policy setting. Manages administrative functions of the college of nursing. Being a College Dean of Nursing provides senior level administrative leadership in areas of curriculum development, institutional assessment and improvement, human resource, faculty development and performance appraisals, budget and finance, and facilities planning and management. Leads college in fundraising and cultivating relationships with donors. In addition, College Dean of Nursing requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. Requires certification as a registered nurse. The College Dean of Nursing manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Working as a College Dean of Nursing typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022

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