- A survey by the American Association of Community Colleges that asked community college leaders about their compensation and benefits shows that female and minority presidents of two-year institutions earn more than their peers.
- According to the survey, Hispanic presidents reported a median base salary of $201,553, black presidents reported $190,000 and white presidents reported $167,200.
- For women, the median base salary reported was $170,000, with male presidents making around $167,000. Base salaries for community college presidents overall have risen 4.1 to 6.2% overall in the last six years.
From the article:
Community-college presidents earned a median base salary of $167,000 in 2012, according to a study being released on Tuesday. Bucking trends in the pay of top officials in most other professions, women, on average, earned higher base salaries than did men at the helms of two-year institutions, the study found, and Hispanic and black presidents earned more than their white counterparts. ...