Student Services Coordinator Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Student Services Coordinators in the United States; the average employee scrapes together only around $40K per year. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by residence, but the company and years of experience are influential factors as well. The majority of Student Services Coordinators claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Female Student Services Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 77 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$30,173 - $54,608
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$40K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,100
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$11.53 - $22.86
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MEDIAN: $17.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,173 - $54,608  
   
Bonus
$151.01 - $4,966  
Commission
$4,667  
Total Pay (?
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$29,390 - $53,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 657
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $22.86  
   
Overtime
$16.61 - $28.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$151.01 - $4,966  
   
Commission
$4,667  
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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$29,390 - $53,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Job Description for Student Services Coordinator

Student services coordinators must provide high-quality programming for their institution's student body. One of their main responsibilities is creating an effective learning environment. In addition, they coordinate with other administrative staff to reach organizational goals, such as student recruiting and retention efforts.

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Student Services Coordinator Tasks

  • Coordinate student activities from recruitment through advisor placement and on to graduation.
  • Counsel individuals to assist them in overcoming personal or career obstacles.
  • Track student body metrics and provide analyses to recruitment and regulatory committees.
  • Maintain policies and online documentation for students, prospective students, and alumni.

Common Career Paths for Student Services Coordinator


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Though it's uncommon, some Student Services Coordinators move into roles as Physician Assistants, where pay is an average $84K per year. The most common promotion for Student Services Coordinators is Registered Nurse, a position that typically pays $56K annually. Another standard transition for Student Services Coordinators seeking advancement is to assume an Administrative Assistant role, where pay is often $31K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Student Services Coordinator


University of Washington (UW) offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $46K.

Popular Skills for Student Services Coordinator


Student Services Coordinators report using a large range of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Project Management, Program Management, People Management, and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Scheduling, Customer Relationship Management, and Microsoft Excel. Most people familiar with Customer Service also know Counseling, Microsoft Excel, and Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Student Services Coordinator

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


For Student Services Coordinators, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $38K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $42K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Student Services Coordinators make a median salary of $44K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; a Student Services Coordinator with more than 20 years of experience can earn $49K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,351

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Student Services Coordinators, working in the bustling city of Madison has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Student Services Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Philadelphia (+11 percent), San Francisco (+11 percent), Chicago (+9 percent), and Boston (+6 percent). Minneapolis ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 17 percent below the national average. Workers in Kansas City and Columbia earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 9 percent less, respectively).

Student Services Coordinator Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Student Services Coordinator?

Student Services Coordinator in Memphis:
"I love working as a Student Services Coordinator."
Pros: It is fulfilling to help individuals get closer to meet their educational goals.
Cons: Administrative functions take away from the project management and student services personnel functions of the job.

Student Services Coordinator in Bowler:
"Perks."
Pros: I love the freedom of my position. I am able to teach our teens about prevention, life skills, goals and planning for the future and other information about drugs and alcohol. Every lesson I give I am able to take on as a creative or structured as I want--Which I think is great for our teens because it also gives them the freedoms to interact and not be scared to get a right or wrong answer like a school setting.
Cons: Not being able to help every child make smarter choices or having enough funding.

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Key Stats for Student Services Coordinator

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Student Services Coordinator Salaries

▲24%

▲11%

▲7%

National Average
$39,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Student Services Coordinator Salaries


Program Management
▲3%


Organizational Development
▲2%

▲1%

Event Planning
▼0%

National Average
$39,000

▼2%







Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▼8%

Scheduling
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 105 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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