Student Advisor Salary (United States)

A Student Advisor earns an average salary of $39,878 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
Student Advisor Total Pay (?
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$29,824 - $53,545
(Median)
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54K
MEDIAN: $39,878
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Student Advisor Total Pay (?
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$9.21 - $21.02
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,824 - $53,545  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,007  
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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$28,365 - $51,361  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $21.02  
   
Overtime
$13.41 - $35.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,007  
   
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).
)
$28,365 - $51,361  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Job Description for Student Advisor

Universities, community colleges, and vocational and technical schools are the typical employers of a student advisor. These institutions use student advisors to assist enrollees in creating academic schedules and making progress towards graduation. The advisor assists students and provides them with the tools necessary to be successful in their academic careers.
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Student Advisor Tasks
  • Sustain contact with students throughout their education journey and guide them towards graduation.
  • Provide mentoring and success strategy counseling services to students.
  • Issue recommendations to the proper department for enhanced student success.
  • Advise students on potential avenues of education based on strengths and interests.
  • Assist with student enrollment and registration.

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Experienced
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Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$39,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Student Advisor Salaries

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Counseling
up arrow 4%
Customer Service
up arrow 2%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%
National Average
$39,000
Event Planning
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advising
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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