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

An Admissions Counselor (College/University) earns an average salary of $34,544 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Admissions Counselor (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$27,473 - $45,538
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MEDIAN: $34,544
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Admissions Counselor (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$9.37 - $22.76
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,473 - $45,538  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,120  
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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$26,585 - $46,105  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,474
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.37 - $22.76  
   
Overtime
$8.06 - $31.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,120  
   
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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$26,585 - $46,105  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,474
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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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Pay Difference By Location

Houston
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San Diego
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Tampa
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Denver
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Boston
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Phoenix
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Philadelphia
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Atlanta
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National Average
$35,000
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Pittsburgh
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Nashville
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Experience Affects Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salaries

National Average
$35,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
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Public Speaking
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
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Bilingual
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Recruiting
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Oral / Verbal Communication
0%
Customer Service
0%
National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 444 votes.

Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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