Salary for
College President in the United States

How much does a College President earn in the United States? The average College President salary in the United States is $277,183 as of September 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $208,672 and $388,052. 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. 

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Plans and directs all policies, objectives, and initiatives for a single campus or institution. Typically requires an advanced degree. Typically reports to Board of Trustee. Top level or C level manag

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of College President in the United States. The base salary for College President ranges from $208,672 to $388,052 with the average base salary of $277,183. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $208,672 to $398,686 with the average total compensation of $282,612.
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    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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