Student Advisor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Student Advisor is $40,026 per year. A skill in immigration is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Student Advisor Salary (?
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$29,847 - $53,521
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,025
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Student Advisor Salary (?
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$10.26 - $21.05
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,847 - $53,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,013  
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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$29,134 - $51,558  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $21.05  
   
Overtime
$13.68 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,013  
   
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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$29,134 - $51,558  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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.

Common Career Paths for Student Advisor

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Pay Difference By Location

Seattle
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Los Angeles
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New York
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National Average
$39,000
Chicago
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Experience Affects Student Advisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect Student Advisor Salaries

immigration
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Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%
Counseling
up arrow 2%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 2%
advising
up arrow 1%
National Average
$39,000
Customer Service
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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 14%
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