Department Head Salaries

970 SalariesUpdated Jun 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$59,466 / yr
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How much does a Department Head make?

The national average salary for a Department Head is $59,466 in United States. Filter by location to see Department Head salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 970 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Department Head employees.

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Department Head - Hourly

Hobby Lobby

$17/hr

Range: $11 - $18

137 salaries

$17/hr
$11$18

Department Head - Hourly

The Home Depot

$17/hr

Range: $14 - $24

121 salaries

$17/hr
$14$24

Department Head

US Navy

$108,761/yr

Range: $68K - $159K

44 salaries

$108,761/yr
$68K$159K

Department Head - Hourly

Sport Chalet

$14/hr

Range: $13 - $17

22 salaries

$14/hr
$13$17

Department Head - Hourly

Cost Plus

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $15

21 salaries

$14/hr
$11$15

Department Head

Life Time

$48,734/yr

Range: $35K - $76K

21 salaries

$48,734/yr
$35K$76K

Department Head - Hourly

Kroger

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $20

19 salaries

$16/hr
$12$20

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Department Head - Hourly

Blain’s Farm and Fleet

$12/hr

Range: $8 - $16

14 salaries

$12/hr
$8$16

Department Head

MITRE

$212,359/yr

Range: $185K - $220K

14 salaries

$212,359/yr
$185K$220K

Department Head - Hourly

Stock+Field

$15/hr

Range: $13 - $17

13 salaries

$15/hr
$13$17

Department Head - Hourly

Cost Plus

$12/hr

Range: $11 - $14

13 salaries

$12/hr
$11$14

Department Head - Hourly

Ocean State Job Lot

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $15

12 salaries

$13/hr
$11$15

Department Head

US Marine Corps

$126,432/yr

Range: $86K - $142K

8 salaries

$126,432/yr
$86K$142K

Department Head

Fusion Academy

$52,670/yr

Range: $36K - $63K

8 salaries

$52,670/yr
$36K$63K

Department Head - Hourly

Atwood's

$11/hr

Range: $10 - $12

7 salaries

$11/hr
$10$12

Department Head - Hourly

STAR Education

$22/hr

Range: $20 - $24

7 salaries

$22/hr
$20$24

Department Head - Hourly

Ace Hardware

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $15

6 salaries

$12/hr
$10$15

Department Head - Hourly

Hobby Lobby

$11/hr

Range: $10 - $17

6 salaries

$11/hr
$10$17

Department Head

ExxonMobil

$252,055/yr

Range: $245K - $284K

5 salaries

$252,055/yr
$245K$284K

Department Head - Hourly

Mills Fleet Farm

$17/hr

Range: $14 - $20

5 salaries

$17/hr
$14$20

Recent Salary Reports

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$54,959
per year
A Department Head in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $54,959 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Department Head in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Department Head in the Juneau, AK Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Juneau, AK Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
$27,155
per year
A Department Head in the York-Hanover, PA Area area reported making $27,155 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
York-Hanover, PA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$12
hourly
A Department Head in the Kalamazoo, MI Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Kalamazoo, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$245,000
per year
A Department Head in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $245,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Baton Rouge, LA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Department Head in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Additional Pay
$20k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Department Head in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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