What Does a Professional in this Career Do?
Manages student academic records within a college or university.
There were 90 Registrar job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 3042 in the United States.
In combination with other careers in the College / University Administrator industry, which includes the Registrar career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2012:
Many new Registrar jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.
The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $41,410.
The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $40,279.
Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Registrar postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $33,711.
Education and Experience
Posted Registrar jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.
Posted Registrar jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.
|Years of Experience||Percentage|
|0 to 2 years||54%|
|3 to 5 years||39%|
|6 to 8 years||5%|
Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Registrar positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.
A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.
- Communication Skills (51%)
- Detail-Oriented (29%)
- Microsoft Office (27%)
- Organizational Skills (26%)
- Teamwork / Collaboration (25%)
A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.
- Scheduling (43%)
- Customer Service (24%)
- Maintaining Student Records (14%)
- Managing Student Data (14%)
- Customer Billing (9%)
A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.
- Data Entry (17%)
- Information Systems (12%)
- Administrative Support (11%)
- Staff Management (11%)
- Record Keeping (10%)
A skill that may distinguish a subset of the occupation.
- Academic Advisement (6%)
- Payment Collection (3%)
Alternative Job Titles
Sometimes employers post jobs with Registrar skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:
- Assistant Registrar
- Associate Registrar
- School Registrar
- University Registrar
If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.
- Administrator, Higher Education
- Admissions Director
- Student Affairs Administrator
- Dean of Academic Affairs
- Admissions Administrator
- Program Coordinator, Higher Education
- Director of Student Affairs
- Associate Dean, Higher Education
- Dean of Academic Division
- Financial Aid Director
Here are the employers that have posted the most Registrar jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.
- Carespot Medpost Urgent Care (49)
- Keiser University (29)
- K12, Inc (27)
- International Education Corporation (27)
- Beaumont Health (25)
- University of North Carolina (10)
- Atrium Health (7)
- Healthcare Support (4)
- Winston Salem State University (3)
- State North Carolina (3)
NC State Programs Relevant to this Career
If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!