How much does a Chief Academic Officer make in the United States? The average Chief Academic Officer salary in the United States is $176,287 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $132,492 and $222,373. 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. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
Chief Academic Officer directs and oversees the academic program of a university/college. Leads policy development in student learning, academic programs, teaching, research, and related student success areas. Being a Chief Academic Officer requires a master's degree. Typically reports to a top executive officers. The Chief Academic Officer manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. To be a Chief Academic Officer typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)
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