College Career Counselor Salary

The average salary for a College Career Counselor is $46,463 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$34,673 - $72,211
$35K
$46K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,463
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$14.45 - $38.78
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MEDIAN: $19.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,673 - $72,211  
   
Bonus
$514  
Total Pay (?
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$34,034 - $73,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $38.78  
   
Overtime
$46.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$514  
   
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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$34,034 - $73,100  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for College Career Counselor

Pay by Experience for a College Career Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level College Career Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 147 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A College Career Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced College Career Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 46 salaries. A College Career Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 11 salaries.

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Key Stats for College Career Counselor

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects College Career Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect College Career Counselor Salaries

Program Management
▲7%

▲2%

National Average
$45,000

Public Speaking
▼7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼9%

Teaching
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%