How much does a Chief Academic Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Academic Officer salary in the United States is $180,303 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $135,515 and $227,442. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Chief Academic Officer directs and oversees the academic program of a university/college. Leads policy development in student learning, academic programs, teaching, research, and related student success areas. Being a Chief Academic Officer requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a top executive officers. The Chief Academic Officer manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Chief Academic Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education, back-up care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory Services. The Full Service Center-Based Chi... More
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Skills associated with Chief Academic Officer: Performance Management Programs, Organizational Policy Development, Institutional Research, Student Information Systems (SIS) ...More

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