The average pay for an Admissions Advisor (College/University) is $40,073 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Admissions Advisor (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$30,229 - $52,401
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MEDIAN: $40,072
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Admissions Advisor (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$12.74 - $23.50
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$30,229 - $52,401  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,975  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,548  
Commission
$-0.50 - $30,576  
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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$29,832 - $53,051  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 980
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.74 - $23.50  
   
Overtime
$10.65 - $38.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,975  
   
Commission
$-0.50 - $30,576  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,548  
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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$29,832 - $53,051  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 980
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Job Description for Admissions Advisor (College/University)
College and university admissions advisors are responsible for acting as a liaison between their school and the general public. They are in charge of deploying recruiting strategies that help increase recognition for their organization. They provide the necessary information for possible admission candidates and their families so that they can make a more informed decision. They build interest, and awareness for their school using innovative materials, and offerings, work increase the number of applications the institution receives, serves as a point of contact for freshman students, and guides them through all the enrollment process. Additional tasks performed by the advisor includes developing excellent relationships with family members and prospective university members in on- and off-campus events, responding to emails pertaining to enrollment application questions, and processing paperwork as needed. They also attend college fairs, regularly review acceptance forms, and report their progress to the admissions manager in their organization.
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Admissions Advisor (College/University) Tasks
  • Set interview appointments to determine a prospective student's interests, education/career goals and qualifications.
  • Schedule and conduct presentations and workshops for prospective students.
  • Respond to inquiries from prospective students.
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Pay Difference By Location
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National Average
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Experience Affects Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

Sales
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Recruiting
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Customer Service
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National Average
$40,000
Oral / Verbal Communication
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Microsoft Office
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Gender
Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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