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Entry-Level Academic Advisor Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Academic Advisor is $38,034 per year.
Entry-Level Academic Advisor Salary (?
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$29,601 - $48,494
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MEDIAN: $38,034
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Entry-Level Academic Advisor Salary (?
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$10.12 - $22.88
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,601 - $48,494  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,661  
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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$28,944 - $48,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 502
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $22.88  
   
Overtime
$16.64 - $35.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,661  
   
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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$28,944 - $48,625  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Boston
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Chicago
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Miami
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Houston
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National Average
$38,000
Dallas
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Academic Advisor Advice

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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 Entry-Level Academic Advisor Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 2%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%
Organizing
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National Average
$38,000
advising
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%