How much does a Dean of Fine Arts make in the United States? The average Dean of Fine Arts salary in the United States is $166,242 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $133,952 and $199,973. 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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Dean of Fine Arts Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Dean of Fine Arts Salary $104,553 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Dean of Fine Arts Salary $133,952 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Dean of Fine Arts Salary $166,242 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Dean of Fine Arts Salary $199,973 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Dean of Fine Arts Salary $230,682 US September 25, 2023
25% $133,952 10% $104,553 90% $230,682 75% $199,973 $166,242 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Dean of Fine Arts manages administrative functions of the college of fine arts. Develops college strategic initiatives and participates in university long-term planning and policy setting. Being a Dean of Fine Arts 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 Fine Arts requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. The Dean of Fine Arts 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 Fine Arts typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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