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.

$30,471 - $56,545
$30K
$40K
$57K
MEDIAN: $40,242
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$11.75 - $22.68
$12
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$23
MEDIAN: $16.59
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,471 - $56,545  
   
Bonus
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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$26,891 - $54,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $22.68  
   
Overtime
$17.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$200.00  
   
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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$26,891 - $54,808  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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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

Pay by Experience for a Financial Aid Administrator has a positive trend. An entry-level Financial Aid Administrator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 41 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Financial Aid Administrator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Financial Aid Administrator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 16 salaries. A Financial Aid Administrator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Financial Aid Administrator

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Financial Aid Administrator Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

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
78 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 28%
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