Career Services Advisor Salary

Median pay for Career Services Advisors in the United States is around $42K per year. Pay generally varies between $32K and $53K per year. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Career Services Advisors is high. Women make up the majority of Career Services Advisors (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$32,814 - $52,366
(Median)
$33K
$42K
$52K
MEDIAN: $41,582
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90%

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$14.68 - $23.37
(Median)
$15
$18
$23
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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
$32,814 - $52,366  
   
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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$31,725 - $52,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $23.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.82  
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$24K$48K$72K
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).
)
$31,725 - $52,523  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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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Professional skills reported by Career Services Advisors are few in number. Most notably, skills in Customer Relations, Counseling, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Recruiting.

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Experience Affects Career Services Advisor Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Career Services Advisor Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 10%

National Average
$40,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%

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
6%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 10%
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