For Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors, annual average wages total $41K per year. The particular firm and the particular city 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. There are more female Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 65 percent. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$30,929 - $51,380
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$51K
MEDIAN: $40,541
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$13.48 - $22.30
(Median)
$13
$19
$22
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,929 - $51,380  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$30,025 - $50,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.48 - $22.30  
   
Overtime
$22.26 - $37.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$30,025 - $50,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors in search of the best pay head to DeVry University, where the median salary rolls in at $46K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $64K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $39K.

Employees of National American University can expect to make the least, with the company offering a median salary of $32K; however, pay is widely dispersed from top to bottom, ranging from $23K to $41K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,426

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Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors, New York offers exceptional salaries, 23 percent above the national average. Entry-Level College Admissions Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+19 percent), Schaumburg (+12 percent), Los Angeles (+11 percent), and Tampa (+7 percent).

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Skills That Affect Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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