Bursar Salary (United States)

A Bursar earns an average salary of $48,485 per year.
Bursar Total Pay (?
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$30,177 - $85,284
(Median)
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48K
64K
85K
MEDIAN: $48,485
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Bursar Total Pay (?
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$10.30 - $24.63
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,177 - $85,284  
   
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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$28,867 - $82,066  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $24.63  
   
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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$28,867 - $82,066  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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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

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$47,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Bursar Salaries

National Average
$47,000
Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%
Accounting
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 16%
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