Education Consultant Salary
|Salary||$40,698 - $90,522|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $20,134|
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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).)
|$40,847 - $172,821|
|Hourly Rate||$19.27 - $152.05|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $20,134|
|Total Pay (||$40,847 - $172,821|
Job Description for Education Consultant
Education consultants frequently give advice to students and/or their parents about post-high school education. Tasks performed by education consultants include administering "career path" exams, providing advice on the career choice of a particular student, and helping students fill out the necessary forms and applications when applying for colleges or universities. Additionally, they might help the student prepare his or her college essay to submit with the application, which may include reviewing and providing advice on these essays. The education consultant also gives advice and information on applying for financial aid. Because these are important decisions for young students, it is crucial that the education consultant is knowledgeable and up-to-date on information related to applying for, getting into, and paying for (or receiving financial aid for) postsecondary institutions.Read More...
An education consultant might also work with parents of special-needs children, advising them on which school might be the best fit for their child and/or helping them apply for available and appropriate grants or funding.
An education consultant is often self-employed, with daytime or early evening working hours. He or she must have a flexible schedule that accommodates around the parents' and students' schedules. Education consultants generally need previous experience in a related role. They must be knowledgeable on all student options and be able to perform their tasks in a way that not only provides students with all relevant information, but encourages them as well.
Education Consultant Tasks
- Learn new materials and develop curriculum to teach the information to a variety of audiences.
- Act as internal consultant to troubleshoot and resolve training problems.
- Obtain and analyze feedback and performance data through a variety of mechanisms.
- Create and update training databases and curriculum.
- Follow curriculum to train target audiences virtually and in person.
Pay by Experience Level for Education Consultant
Pay by Experience for an Education Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Education Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 67 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Education Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Education Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 91 salaries. An Education Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $142,000 based on 59 salaries.
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