Average Bursar Salary

$55,190
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$800
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The average salary for a Bursar is $55,190.
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$40k
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$55k
90%
$82k
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What Do Bursars Do?

Bursar Tasks
  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Bursar

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What Are Popular Skills for Bursars?

Skills in Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Account Management, Bill Collections and Accounts Receivable.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bursars?

An early career Bursar with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,583 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Bursar with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,001 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Bursar with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,163 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,457.
Employees with Bursar in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 20.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ada, Ohio (5.1% more) and Salt Lake City, Utah (0.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (33.0% less), Fort Lauderdale, Florida (13.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (9.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 175 survey responses.
Early Career
25.7%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
33.7%
Late Career
13.1%

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