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Department Head Salary

How much does a Department Head make in the United States?
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$106,449 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$51 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$12,816 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average department head salary in United States is $106,449 or an equivalent hourly rate of $51. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $12,816. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$74,397 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$132,226 (USD)

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