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Bursar Salary (United States)

A Bursar earns an average salary of $47,904 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Bursar Salary (?
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$31,027 - $80,433
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MEDIAN: $47,904
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Bursar Salary (?
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$11.00 - $26.18
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$31,027 - $80,433  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,786 - $78,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $26.18  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,786 - $78,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Bursar

  • Supervise the work of assistant bursars and other student financial services staff.
  • Notify students of account status and develop payment plans to help students pay for tuition.
  • Maintain student financial services payment records for tuition and fees to ensure payments are made on time.
  • Develop forecasts of school revenue to aid in budget preparation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bursar

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Experience Affects Bursar Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Bursar Salaries

National Average
$47,000
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 9%
Accounting
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
86%
female alumni
 
Male
14%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%