How much does a Dean of Communications make in the United States? The average Dean of Communications salary in the United States is $159,141 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $133,946 and $187,342. 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. 

Dean of Communications Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Dean of Communications Salary $111,008 US April 24, 2024
25th Percentile Dean of Communications Salary $133,946 US April 24, 2024
50th Percentile Dean of Communications Salary $159,141 US April 24, 2024
75th Percentile Dean of Communications Salary $187,342 US April 24, 2024
90th Percentile Dean of Communications Salary $213,017 US April 24, 2024
25% $133,946 10% $111,008 90% $213,017 75% $187,342 $159,141 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Dean of Communications manages administrative functions of the college of communications. Develops college strategic initiatives and participates in university long-term planning and policy setting. Being a Dean of Communications leads college in fundraising and cultivating relationships with donors. 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. Additionally, Dean of Communications requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. The Dean of Communications 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. To be a Dean of Communications typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Dean of Communications salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Dean of Communications, the highest Dean of Communications salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Dean of Communications salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Dean of Communications salary is in Miami, FL, where the Dean of Communications salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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