Financial Aid Administrator Salary

A Financial Aid Administrator earns an average salary of $41,078 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,004 - $56,674
$31K
$41K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,078
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90%

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$12.15 - $22.00
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.75
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,004 - $56,674  
   
Bonus
$203.47  
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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$26,885 - $53,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$18.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$203.47  
   
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).
)
$26,885 - $53,623  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Financial Aid Administrator

  • Counsel students and parents about self-help financial aid programs, eligibility requirements, and application processes.
  • Plan and perform financial aid workshops to staff and students.
  • Assist in the review of students' financial aid applications.
  • Coordinate and administer financial aid appeals.
  • Package, award, and disburse funds to students.

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Pay by Experience Level for Financial Aid Administrator

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

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Key Stats for Financial Aid Administrator

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Financial Aid Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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