Admissions Counselor Salary

The average pay for an Admissions Counselor is $35,658 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job.

$28,795 - $47,540
$29K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,658
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$11.93 - $22.52
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MEDIAN: $16.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,795 - $47,540  
   
Bonus
$630 - $10,365  
Commission
$6,000  
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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$28,209 - $47,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 588
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.93 - $22.52  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $43.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$630 - $10,365  
   
Commission
$6,000  
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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$28,209 - $47,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Job Description for Admissions Counselor

Admissions counselors recruit and assist prospective students of a given educational institution, generally a college or university. Among other duties, an admissions counselor must be able to plan and execute a wide range of recruitment activities, from attending college fairs to leading campus tours. Often, the admissions counselor is the first and only representative a prospective student will meet before visiting campus, so exceptional interpersonal and communications skills are essential.

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Admissions Counselor Tasks

  • Respond to inquiries from prospective students.
  • Schedule and conduct presentations and workshops for prospective students.
  • Set interview appointments to determine a prospective student's interests, education/career goals and qualifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,682

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Key Stats for Admissions Counselor

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Admissions Counselor Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$36,000

▼1%

Late-Career
▼3%

Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲11%

▲1%

▲1%

National Average
$36,000


▼1%



Public Speaking
▼1%

Marketing Communications
▼2%

Event Planning
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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