The average salary for an Admissions Counselor is $34,309 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Admissions Counselor Total Pay (?
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$27,137 - $45,446
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MEDIAN: $34,309
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Admissions Counselor Total Pay (?
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$10.52 - $24.43
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,137 - $45,446  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,025  
Total Pay (?
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$25,786 - $46,410  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 561
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.52 - $24.43  
   
Overtime
$10.21 - $44.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,025  
   
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).
)
$25,786 - $46,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 561
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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
  • 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.
Popular Skills for Admissions Counselor
Pay Difference By Location
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New York
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Boston
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$34,000
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Experience Affects Admissions Counselor Salaries

Experienced
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National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor Salaries

Counseling
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Sales
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National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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Recruiting
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 92 votes.
Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
4%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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