Enrollment Advisor Salary
Average Enrollment Advisors in the United States make around $40K annually. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is experience level, though geography and the particular employer have a (lesser) impact as well. The majority of Enrollment Advisors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Enrollment Advisors making up 71 percent. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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|Salary||$30,251 - $51,737|
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|$30,313 - $53,899|
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|Hourly Rate||$14.54 - $25.03|
|Overtime||$20.13 - $44.04|
|Total Pay (||$30,313 - $53,899|
Job Description for Enrollment Advisor
Enrollment advisors work mainly for educational institutions, though some other sectors, such as the military, staff these types of positions. Enrollment advisors are responsible for guiding new students or recruits through the enrollment process. Providing academic advising and information on how to enroll and finding new persons to recruit are the main responsibilities of enrollment advisors.Read More...
Enrollment advisors usually work in the admission or registrar's office of the university with a team of other enrollment advisors, and a dean or chairperson is typically their supervisor. Advisors will typically have their own office. An enrollment advisor must have superior interpersonal and communication skills, as they must meet with new students on a regular basis either in person, over the phone, or via email.
Most jobs require a bachelor's degree in education, psychology, social work, or a related field. Also, an extensive knowledge of the higher education market and industry is needed. Advisors usually work during standard daytime business hours. They commonly take and uphold appointments with students and must have excellent punctuality and organizational skills. Also, enrollment advisors are required to attend staff meetings. They rarely work overtime. Unlike teachers, they are expected to work year round, as there are candidates engaging in the enrollment process and seeking advising at all times of the year. Since some enrollment advisors need to find and recruit students, an advisor might have to travel to college recruitment events or give presentations to groups such as high school seniors.
Enrollment Advisor Tasks
- Contact, advise, and enroll prospective students, explaining requirements.
- Assist students with enrollment and report on success and failure.
- Call students to obtain data and inform them about status.
- Enter and analyze data.
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Popular Skills for Enrollment Advisor
Enrollment Advisors usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Recruiting, Sales, Customer Service, and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 3 percent and 8 percent. Most people who know Customer Service also know Sales.
Pay Difference by Location
For Enrollment Advisors, working in the bustling city of Phoenix has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Enrollment Advisors will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+9 percent) and San Diego (+2 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 2 percent south of the national average, can be found in Denver.
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