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Department Head Salaries

404 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$85,414 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$11,735
Range$237 - $54,850

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The national average salary for a Department Head is $85,414 in United States. Filter by location to see Department Head salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 404 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Department Head employees.

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Department Head - Hourly

Hobby Lobby

$16/hr

Range: $11 - $18

100 salaries

$16/hr
$11$18

Department Head - Hourly

The Home Depot

$17/hr

Range: $13 - $23

95 salaries

$17/hr
$13$23

Department Head

US Navy

$105,597/yr

Range: $65K - $152K

32 salaries

$105,597/yr
$65K$152K

Department Head - Hourly

Sport Chalet

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $16

22 salaries

$14/hr
$12$16

Department Head - Hourly

Cost Plus

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $14

20 salaries

$12/hr
$10$14

Department Head

Life Time

$46,617/yr

Range: $34K - $72K

19 salaries

$46,617/yr
$34K$72K

Department Head - Hourly

Kroger

$17/hr

Range: $14 - $19

15 salaries

$17/hr
$14$19

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Department Head - Hourly

Cost Plus

$11/hr

Range: $11 - $13

14 salaries

$11/hr
$11$13

Department Head

The Home Depot

$34,098/yr

Range: $30K - $54K

12 salaries

$34,098/yr
$30K$54K

Department Head

MITRE

$206,785/yr

Range: $177K - $211K

11 salaries

$206,785/yr
$177K$211K

Department Head - Hourly

Ocean State Job Lot

$12/hr

Range: $10 - $13

9 salaries

$12/hr
$10$13

Department Head - Hourly

Blain’s Farm and Fleet

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $12

8 salaries

$11/hr
$9$12

Department Head

Fusion Academy

$49,044/yr

Range: $35K - $58K

7 salaries

$49,044/yr
$35K$58K

Department Head - Monthly

US Navy

$8,808/mo

Range: $6K - $11K

6 salaries

$8,808/mo
$6K$11K

Department Head - Hourly

Ace Hardware

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $14

5 salaries

$13/hr
$10$14

Department Head - Hourly

Mills Fleet Farm

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $19

5 salaries

$16/hr
$14$19

Department Head - Hourly

STAR Education

$21/hr

Range: $19 - $23

5 salaries

$21/hr
$19$23

Department Head - Hourly

Atwood's

$11/hr

Range: $9 - $11

5 salaries

$11/hr
$9$11

Department Head

US Air Force

$106,112/yr

Range: $71K - $180K

4 salaries

$106,112/yr
$71K$180K

Department Head

US Marine Corps

$120,940/yr

Range: $82K - $136K

4 salaries

$120,940/yr
$82K$136K
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Recent Salary Reports

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$180,000
per year
A Department Head in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$50,000
per year
A Department Head in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Department Head in the Manchester, NH Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester, NH Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$115,000
per year
A Department Head in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $115,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Jose, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$152,000
per year
A Department Head in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $152,000 per year
Additional Pay
$30k cash bonus
$10k profit sharing
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$150,000
per year
A Department Head in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$6,000
monthly
A Department Head in the Sarasota, FL Area area reported making $6,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sarasota, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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