Student Services Coordinator Salary

Student Services Coordinators in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $39K annually. The bottom of the pay range sits near $28K, and the top verges on $51K per year. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is career length, though the specific employer and geography have a (lesser) impact as well. Most Student Services Coordinators like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Female Student Services Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,725 - $52,542
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $39,060
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$11.12 - $21.44
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$11
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$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,725 - $52,542  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
Profit Sharing
$500  
Commission
$1,250  
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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$28,250 - $51,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,292
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.12 - $21.44  
   
Overtime
$8.81 - $32.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
Commission
$1,250  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$28,250 - $51,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 390
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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

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

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 $83K per year. The most common career progression for Student Services Coordinators leads to becoming a Registered Nurse, where average pay is $55K annually. However, many Student Services Coordinators also opt to become Administrative Assistants. Typically, an Administrative Assistant brings home $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


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Program Management, Project Management, and Recruiting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 12 percent. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Scheduling and Windows Operating System General Use. Most people who know Microsoft Excel also know Customer Service.

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 inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $36K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $40K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. As Student Services Coordinators reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $48K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $38,211

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

For Student Services Coordinators, Los Angeles provides a pay rate that is 11 percent greater than the national average. Student Services Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+8 percent), Washington (+8 percent), Dallas (+7 percent), and Philadelphia (+7 percent). The lowest-paying market is Austin, which sits 13 percent below the national average. Workers in Sacramento and Orlando earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (8 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Student Services Coordinator Reviews

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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Experience Affects Student Services Coordinator Salaries




National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Student Services Coordinator Salaries

Project Coordinating
up arrow 12%


Program Management
up arrow 6%

Recruiting
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Counseling
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advising
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Organizational Development
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Event Planning
0%

People Management
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National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
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Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
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Scheduling
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 282 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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