How much does a Dean of Law make in the United States? The average Dean of Law salary in the United States is $318,839 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $277,484 and $372,549. 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 Law Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Dean of Law Salary $239,832 US August 27, 2023
25th Percentile Dean of Law Salary $277,484 US August 27, 2023
50th Percentile Dean of Law Salary $318,839 US August 27, 2023
75th Percentile Dean of Law Salary $372,549 US August 27, 2023
90th Percentile Dean of Law Salary $421,449 US August 27, 2023
25% $277,484 10% $239,832 90% $421,449 75% $372,549 $318,839 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Dean of Law manages administrative functions of the college of law. Develops college strategic initiatives and participates in university long-term planning and policy setting. Being a Dean of Law 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 Law requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Typically reports to top management. The Dean of Law 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 Law typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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