Admissions Counselor Salary

The average salary for an Admissions Counselor is $34,841 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$28,006 - $46,099
(Median)
$28K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $34,840
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$10.41 - $21.56
(Median)
$10
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$28,006 - $46,099  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,065  
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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$27,264 - $46,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 764
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $21.56  
   
Overtime
$14.67 - $37.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,065  
   
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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$27,264 - $46,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106

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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.

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Experience Affects Admissions Counselor Salaries



National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor Salaries

Counseling
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Sales
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Customer Service
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National Average
$35,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Recruiting
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
5%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%