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Business Manager, College / University Salary

The average salary for a Business Manager, College / University is $55,664 per year.

$31,877 - $79,094
MEDIAN: $55,664

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$31,877 - $79,094  
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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).
$32,175 - $89,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Job Description for Business Manager, College / University

  • Assist in the creation of policies determining financial relationships with students, housing and food services, and university services.
  • Manage the implementation of budget, overseeing investments, allocation of funds, accounting, and audits.
  • Develop the college/university operating budget and present it to president and board.
  • Manage university facilities, coordinate campus maintenance personnel, and oversee building renovation and construction.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.


63 %
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 5%