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College Career Counselor Salary

The average salary for a College Career Counselor is $46,500 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
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$34,159 - $76,950
(Median)
$34K
$46K
$77K
MEDIAN: $46,499
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$14.90 - $50.36
(Median)
$15
$21
$50
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,159 - $76,950  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$33,594 - $81,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 212
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $50.36  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $67.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,966  
   
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).
)
$33,594 - $81,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for College Career Counselor

A college career counselor works in a college or university, helping students identify a career path that best fits their interests, experience, and major. They must also discuss the requirements for particular careers with students, and they must have contacts and resources for any additional student needs; this might include resources related to additional counseling and interview preparation, among other areas. Some college career counselor positions may require providing students with personal counseling as well. Generally, these counselors work full time in an office setting on a college or university campus.

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College Career Counselor Tasks

  • Administer, analyze and interpret skills and aptitude tests.
  • Identify and connect students with training, mentors and other opportunities.
  • Interview students to develop career plans and work towards the requirements.
  • Support students in attaining and maintaining emotional well-being.

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Pay by Experience Level for College Career Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects College Career Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%
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