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Business Manager College/University Salary

$123,363 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Business Manager College/University is $123,363 a year and $59 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Business Manager College/University is between $85,716 and $153,487. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Business Manager College/University. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Manages and administers business affairs of college or university and develops operating budget draft for submission to board of trustees.
  • Oversees control of budget upon its approval by board, including collection, custody, investment, disbursement, accounting, and auditing of all college funds.
  • Plans and develops, with Director Student Services, policies and procedures governing financial relations with students, dormitories, cafeterias, bookstores, and recreational and parking facilities.
Business Manager College/University Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Postsecondary

Job family population: 142,160

Estimated population of Business Manager College/University jobs: 4,262

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Business Manager College/University Job Listings for United States

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Apr 27
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Western Washington University
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Sr. Director, Dean of Sales College - Sales Skills (Visa University)
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Understand key business drivers and support infrastructure in order to work with business leaders ... Manage planning, budget and resource forecasting as required to maximize operational efficiencies.
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Jun 11
Chicago, United States
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
... all MBA students, versions of which are also offered to Law and College students at the University. Other program offerings for the LDO include experiential workshops, managing several student ...
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