University President Career

*A job as an University President falls under the broader career category of Chief Executives. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Chief Executives : Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.


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Chief Executive Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$180,700

Median Hourly Wage

$86.88*

Total Employed Nationally

246,240


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2014 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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