An Academic Advisor (College/University) earns an average salary of $41,271 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Program Management and Program Development. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$32,225 - $55,181
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $41,271
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$13.00 - $26.23
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MEDIAN: $18.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$32,225 - $55,181  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$31,675 - $55,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 516
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.00 - $26.23  
   
Overtime
$5.07 - $39.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$31,675 - $55,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Job Description for Academic Advisor (College/University)

College and university academic advisors provide key information to - and answer questions from - current and prospect students of their institution. They handle advising duties in their area of expertise or department - for example, an advisor may work in a specific department or exclusively with incoming freshmen. Academic advisors also participate in recruiting and information events aimed at current and prospective students, as well as orientation meetings. They generally work full time in an office on campus and report their progress to their department's academic manager.

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Academic Advisor (College/University) Tasks

  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Assist in course registration and planning.
  • Provide outreach to students in danger of not completing degree requirements and identify at-risk scenarios.
  • Assist students in understanding and reaching degree requirements.
  • Assess method of payment for services, initiate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.

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Key Stats for Academic Advisor (College/University)

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Academic Advisor (College/University) Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Academic Advisor (College/University) Salaries

Program Management
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Program Development
up arrow 22%

Spanish Language
up arrow 5%

Problem Solving
up arrow 2%


National Average
$41,000


advising
up arrow 1%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%


Project Management
up arrow 4%

Academic Advising
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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