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Business Manager College/University Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$128,702 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Business Manager College/University is $128,702 a year and $62 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Business Manager College/University is between $89,426 and $160,129. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Business Manager College/University Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Manager - Access Workforce Optimization - 1st Shift, FT
Jun 17
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Manager - Access Workforce Optimization - 1st Shift, FT Department: Shift: 1st Specialty: Call ... college or university Five (5) years' progressive experience in Contact Center or Business Process ...
Leadership Development Coach
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 ...
Manager, Front-end Development
May 31
University of Chicago
Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plan; receives guidance from manager. ... college or university degree in related field.Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills ...
Manager - Linen Services - Full Time, Evening Shift
May 28
Chicago, United States
Rush University Medical Center
Join Rush University Medical Center! We are seeking a dynamic Manager to lead our Linen Services ... Four year college degree and/or equal related experience. Supervision of staff employees. Ability ...
RETAIL MANAGER (STARBUCKS) @ Northwestern University
Jun 17
Evanston, IL, USA
Compass Group
We have quickly established ourselves as the leading college and university foodservice partner in ... on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment ...
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