How much does a Dean of Graduate Programs make in the United States? The average Dean of Graduate Programs salary in the United States is $168,374 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $137,181 and $203,814. 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 Graduate Programs Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Dean of Graduate Programs Salary $108,782 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Dean of Graduate Programs Salary $137,181 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Dean of Graduate Programs Salary $168,374 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Dean of Graduate Programs Salary $203,814 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Dean of Graduate Programs Salary $236,079 US May 28, 2024
25% $137,181 10% $108,782 90% $236,079 75% $203,814 $168,374 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Dean of Graduate Programs

Dean of Graduate Programs manages administrative functions of the graduate program. Develops college strategic initiatives and participates in university long-term planning and policy setting. Being a Dean of Graduate Programs 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 Graduate Programs requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. The Dean of Graduate Programs 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 Graduate Programs typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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