A Bursar earns an average salary of $46,671 per year.
Bursar Total Pay (?
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$29,613 - $86,554
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47K
61K
87K
MEDIAN: $46,671
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Bursar Total Pay (?
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$10.21 - $22.88
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$29,613 - $86,554  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
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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$28,975 - $80,901  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $22.88  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,047  
   
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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$28,975 - $80,901  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Bursar Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 18%
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