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Career Services Advisor Salary

Median pay for Career Services Advisors in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $41K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $32K to $53K per year. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The majority of Career Services Advisors (67 percent) who took the survey are female. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,716 - $52,145
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$52K
MEDIAN: $41,252
10%
50%
90%

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$15.13 - $23.71
(Median)
$15
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$31,716 - $52,145  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,298  
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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$31,947 - $52,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$15.13 - $23.71  
   
Overtime
$25.19 - $31.38  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,298  
   
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).
)
$31,947 - $52,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38

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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

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

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Career Services Advisors typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Oral / Verbal Communication, Counseling, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Recruiting.

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Experience Affects Career Services Advisor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Career Services Advisor Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 10%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

National Average
$40,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Recruiting
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 10%
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