Student Services Coordinator Salary

Student Services Coordinators aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $39K per year. Earnings sit near $28K on the lower side but can approach $51K per year on the higher side. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Female Student Services Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. Work is enjoyable for Student Services Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$29,575 - $52,620
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$30K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,659
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$10.57 - $21.12
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,575 - $52,620  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
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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$27,885 - $51,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,262
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $21.12  
   
Overtime
$9.37 - $32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$27,885 - $51,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 378
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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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There are some Student Services Coordinators — though it's uncommon — that transition into Physician Assistants, where earnings are an average $82K annually. A Registered Nurse role is the most common promotion for Student Services Coordinators moving up the ladder, and pay for the position tends to be around the $55K mark. Another typical, albeit less common, transition for Student Services Coordinators is an Administrative Assistant position, where earnings are usually $31K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Student Services Coordinator


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, University of Washington (UW) offers the most; Student Services Coordinators earn $46K on average there.

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 7 percent and 14 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Windows Operating System General Use. Experience with Microsoft Excel is often linked with knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Pay by Experience Level for Student Services Coordinator

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


Student Services Coordinators with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $36K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $40K on average. On average, Student Services Coordinators make $42K following one to two decades on the job. Student Services Coordinators who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $48K.

Pay Difference by Location


Student Services Coordinators will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 15 percent. Student Services Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+13 percent), Washington (+9 percent), Philadelphia (+8 percent), and San Diego (+8 percent). Location is a huge contributor to overall pay, with Student Services Coordinators in Miami earning a whopping 24 percent below the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Austin (15 percent lower) and Orlando (8 percent lower).

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 14%

Program Management
up arrow 8%


Recruiting
up arrow 5%

Organizational Development
up arrow 4%

Counseling
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 1%

advising
0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 314 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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