An Admissions Counselor (College/University) earns an average salary of $34,356 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Admissions Counselor (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$27,124 - $45,374
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MEDIAN: $34,356
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Admissions Counselor (College/University) Total Pay (?
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$9.42 - $22.59
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National Salary Data

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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$27,124 - $45,374  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,859  
Profit Sharing
$538 - $4,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $14,203  
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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$26,290 - $45,960  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,720
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.42 - $22.59  
   
Overtime
$8.45 - $33.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,859  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $14,203  
Profit Sharing
$538 - $4,000  
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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$26,290 - $45,960  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,720
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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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New York
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Richmond
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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
$34,000
Dallas
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Milwaukee
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Pittsburgh
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Nashville
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Experience Affects Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor (College/University) Salaries

Microsoft Office
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Public Speaking
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Recruiting
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Oral / Verbal Communication
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National Average
$34,000
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 442 votes.
Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
37%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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