Entry-Level Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors lies in the neighborhood of $41K per year. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors (64 percent) who took the survey are female. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,787 - $51,713
$32K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,866
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$13.72 - $22.78
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MEDIAN: $18.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,787 - $51,713  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
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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$30,417 - $51,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.72 - $22.78  
   
Overtime
$21.96 - $35.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,817  
   
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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$30,417 - $51,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Pay for Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors is best at DeVry University, which offers a median salary of $46K. However, the highest reported salaries don't seem to be much higher than the lowest ones; the pay range here runs from $39K to $64K.

Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — National American University offers the lowest median salary at $32K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $23K and $41K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,730

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

Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors, Chicago offers exceptional salaries, 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). Milwaukee is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Dallas and Los Angeles (2 percent less).

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
11%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

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National Average
$41,000


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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 14%
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