How much does a Provost make in the United States? The average Provost salary in the United States is $154,105 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $124,222 and $190,551. 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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Provost develops academic policies and programs for a college or university. Directs and coordinates activities of deans and chairpersons of individual colleges. Being a Provost advises on personnel matters. Determines scheduling of courses and recommends implementation of additional courses. Additionally, Provost may require an advanced degree and at least 10 years of experience in the field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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