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Department head salary in United States

How much does a Department Head make in the United States?

Average base salary

$20.81
Profit sharing
$5,500per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a department head is $20.81 per hour in the United States and $5,500 profit sharing per year.299 salaries reported, updated at November 30, 2022

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Top companies for Department Heads in United States

  1. Midland Garage Door
    3.3
    22 reviews66 salaries reported
    $33.44per hour
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Highest paying cities for Department Heads near United States

  1. Chicago, IL
    $23.07 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. San Diego, CA
    $22.82 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Denver, CO
    $22.72 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  1. Atlanta, GA
    $22.34 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Brooklyn, NY
    $22.33 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Dallas, TX
    $22.14 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $22.13 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $21.69 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $21.02 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Most common benefits for Department Heads

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 359 ratings

50% of Department Heads in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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