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College Career Counselor Salary

A College Career Counselor earns an average salary of $45,800 per year.
$33,732 - $72,039
(Median)
34K
46K
54K
72K
MEDIAN: $45,799
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$14.63 - $49.35
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,732 - $72,039  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
Total Pay (?
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$32,578 - $74,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.63 - $49.35  
   
Overtime
$9.83 - $68.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,250  
   
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).
)
$32,578 - $74,143  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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 35%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

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 70 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%