How much does a Bursar make in the United States? The average Bursar salary in the United States is $78,387 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $64,054 and $96,520. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $64,054 10% $51,004 90% $113,029 75% $96,520 $78,387 50%(Median)
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Access Services Specialist - 500485 & 501928

University of Richmond - Richmond, VA

Job Description for Bursar

Bursar manages and oversees operations of student, faculty, and staff accounts. Provides leadership and direction for tuition and fee structure, financial aid resources, billing and receivables, petty cash, and payments. Being a Bursar is the custodian of institutional funds. Ensures compliance with university, state, and federal regulations and standard accounting procedures. Additionally, Bursar requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top executive officer. The Bursar typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Bursar typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education, back-up care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory Services. The Full Service Center-Based Chi... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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