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University Department Head Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$101,437 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an University Department Head is $101,437 a year and $49 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an University Department Head is between $70,894 and $126,000. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an University Department Head. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Administers affairs of college department, such as English, Biological Sciences, or Mathematics department.
  • Develops and implements department goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Acts as the department representative for the students, administration, and external constituencies.
  • Reviews department offerings and curriculum and recommends new or improved programs.
University Department Head Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Job family population: 142,160

Estimated population of University Department Head jobs: 981

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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University Department Head Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Associate Professor or Professor / Vice Chair Clinical Services
Apr 22
University of Illinois at Chicago
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), College of Medicine (COM), is recruiting a Vice Chair (Associate Head) for Clinical Services. UIC Psychiatry is one of the ...
Patient Services Rep - Cancer Center Call Center
May 16
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Patient Services Rep - Cancer Center Call Center Department: Shift: 1st Specialty: Call Center Job ... Join Rush University Medical Center! We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated, well ...
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