Entry-Level Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salary

Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors pull down an average of $41K per year. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The majority of Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors (64 percent) who took the survey are women. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,188 - $51,601
$31K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,832
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$13.82 - $22.47
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MEDIAN: $18.46
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,188 - $51,601  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
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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$30,234 - $51,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 143
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.82 - $22.47  
   
Overtime
$22.18 - $39.71  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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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$30,234 - $51,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Salary cannot be beat at DeVry University, where median pay comes to $46K. The range seems somewhat confined, however; the lower end sits at $39K, and the higher end is not far away at $64K.

Offering a median salary of only $32K, National American University gives out the smallest paychecks. Furthermore, the earnings range of $23K to $41K isn't that wide, either.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,663

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors, busy Chicago offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 22 percent above the national average. Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Schaumburg (+11 percent), Tampa (+6 percent), Denver (+2 percent), and San Antonio (+2 percent). In Milwaukee, salaries are 14 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dallas and Los Angeles (2 percent lower).

Key Stats for Admissions Advisor (College/University)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

▲2%

National Average
$41,000


▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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