Entry-Level Academic Advisor Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Academic Advisor is $37,583 per year.
Entry-Level Academic Advisor Total Pay (?
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$29,522 - $47,702
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MEDIAN: $37,583
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Entry-Level Academic Advisor Total Pay (?
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$10.12 - $22.88
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$29,522 - $47,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,563  
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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$28,844 - $47,968  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
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 - $2,563  
   
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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$28,844 - $47,968  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 520
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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Boston
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Los Angeles
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Tampa
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Minneapolis
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Chicago
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Miami
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Houston
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National Average
$37,000
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Academic Advisor Advice

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"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.

Skills That Affect Entry-Level Academic Advisor Salaries

Counseling
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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National Average
$37,000
Organizing
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advising
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
77%
female alumni
 
Male
23%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 10%
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