Academic Counselor Salary (United States)

An Academic Counselor earns an average salary of $38,851 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Academic Counselor Total Pay (?
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$31,383 - $56,819
(Median)
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46K
57K
MEDIAN: $38,850
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Academic Counselor Total Pay (?
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$9.26 - $26.51
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,383 - $56,819  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
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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$30,685 - $55,838  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.26 - $26.51  
   
Overtime
$21.39 - $28.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $509  
   
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).
)
$30,685 - $55,838  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Job Description for Academic Counselor
  • Present academic information to orientation groups, potential students, and parents.
  • Monitor academic progress of students.
  • Interview and advise students on academic requirements, career resources, academic abilities, and goal setting.
  • Prepare advising materials including guides and recruitment materials.

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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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