The average salary for an Entry-Level Academic Advisor is $38,734 per year.

$30,964 - $49,000
(Median)
$31K
$39K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,733
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$12.80 - $23.36
(Median)
$13
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$30,964 - $49,000  
   
Bonus
$405.47 - $7,891  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,389 - $49,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 603
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.80 - $23.36  
   
Overtime
$16.51 - $45.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$405.47 - $7,891  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,389 - $49,122  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 76
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,693

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Academic Advisor Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Academic Advisor in Bloomington:
"Make a difference."
Realize that you are an influential component of a young adults educational experience and the work that you perform has a lasting impact on the path that individual students take - for better or worse. Listen carefully, look for and support potential, and link to opportunities. Stay connected with and use resources of professional organizations.

Academic Advisor in Chattanooga:
"The Internal Politics Of Higher Education."
The internal politics of higher education can very much affect your life and career. Who is in positions of authority as much as anything can determine your "success" or "failure" independent of how you actually might be performing.

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Skills That Affect Academic Advisor Salaries

Counseling
0%

National Average
$39,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Organizing
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advising
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 82 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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