Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salary (United States)

An Admissions Counselor (College/University) earns an average salary of $34,738 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salary (?
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$27,690 - $45,962
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MEDIAN: $34,737
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Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salary (?
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$9.76 - $22.64
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,690 - $45,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,732  
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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$26,866 - $46,547  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $22.64  
   
Overtime
$7.85 - $32.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,732  
   
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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$26,866 - $46,547  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Job Description for Admissions Counselor (College/University)

The job of a college or university admissions counselor is to work with incoming students for undergraduate or post-graduate study. They help the prospective student understand admissions requirements and road map their pre-admission studies for compliance with university standards.
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Admissions Counselor (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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Experience Affects Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salaries

Recruiting
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National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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