College President Salary in the United States

How much does a College President make in the United States? The average College President salary in the United States is $270,629 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $203,738 and $378,881. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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College President plans and directs all policies, objectives, and initiatives for a single campus or institution. Typically requires an advanced degree. Being a College President typically reports to Board of Trustee. Top level or C level management. Is responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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