Career Services Advisor Salary

The average Career Services Advisor in the United States earns approximately $44K annually. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Female Career Services Advisors make up most of the survey respondents at 73 percent. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Career Services Advisors. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,987 - $54,981
$34K
$44K
$55K
MEDIAN: $43,925
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$12.32 - $24.07
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MEDIAN: $19.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$33,987 - $54,981  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,151 - $52,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.32 - $24.07  
   
Overtime
$22.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
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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$30,151 - $52,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Career Services Advisor

Career services advisors coach and advise groups and individuals on how to obtain a job. They may work in colleges and universities, as well as community centers, libraries, and charities. In academic settings, they help students with their search for a post-graduation job; additionally, they work to ensure that students are ready to compete in the current job market. Depending on the size of the school, these advisors may manage students from one particular degree program or from many different ones.

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Career Services Advisor Tasks

  • Work with individuals and groups to identify skills and improve hiring potential.
  • Maintain print and web resources for students and employers.
  • Create a schedule of events to connect students to job opportunities and to develop skills.
  • Assist in resume and application preparation and submission.
  • Work with employers to create networks for internships, job shadowing and employment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Career Services Advisor

Pay by Experience for a Career Services Advisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Career Services Advisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Career Services Advisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Career Services Advisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 15 salaries. A Career Services Advisor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Career Services Advisor

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Career Services Advisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Career Services Advisor Salaries

Customer Relations
▲4%

National Average
$43,000


Counseling
▼11%

Recruiting
▼11%

Customer Service
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 18%