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Student Services Coordinator Salary (United States)

Just under three-fifths of Student Services Coordinators are still navigating the early stages of their careers and report less than five years' experience. The workforce as a whole reports a median income in the neighborhood of $38K annually. The bottom of the pay range sits near $27K, and the top verges on $51K per year. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by location, followed by career duration and the particular employer. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and most earn dental coverage. Most Student Services Coordinators are women (79 percent). For the most part, Student Services Coordinators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
Student Services Coordinator Salary (?
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$28,980 - $51,874
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MEDIAN: $38,002
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Student Services Coordinator Salary (?
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$10.33 - $21.09
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,980 - $51,874  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,948  
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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$27,114 - $50,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,171
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$0$11$22$33
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$10.33 - $21.09  
   
Overtime
$9.60 - $32.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$0.00 - $1,948  
   
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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$27,114 - $50,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 361
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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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Student Services Coordinators who advance into the role of a Physician Assistant are fairly uncommon. Physician Assistants $81K per year. Going from Student Services Coordinator to Registered Nurse is the transition that occurs most often in this field, where the paychecks are $55K. Many others choose to work as Administrative Assistants, where pay is typically $31K.

Student Services Coordinator Job Listings

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Popular Employer Salaries for Student Services Coordinator

Student Services Coordinators flock to University of Washington (UW) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $46K lead the pack in compensation.
University of Southern California (USC) is another employer with a reputation for below-average pay.

Popular Skills for Student Services Coordinator

Student Services Coordinators seem to require a rather large skill set. Most notably, skills in Project Coordinating, Recruiting, Project Management, and Program Management are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts of 16 percent, 9 percent, 9 percent, and 9 percent, respectively. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Windows Operating System General Use. Many workers who know Microsoft Excel also know Microsoft Office.

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, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $35K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $40K on average. Student Services Coordinators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $42K. 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 $48K on average. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work — of those who took the survey, a fair portion land within it. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up nearly one-seventh of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining fewer than one in twenty.

Pay Difference By Location

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$37,000
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For Student Services Coordinators, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 20 percent above the national average. Student Services Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Seattle (+16 percent), New York (+11 percent), Philadelphia (+10 percent), and San Diego (+10 percent). Falling short of the national average by 18 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Austin. Miami and Houston are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 9 percent lower and 4 percent lower, respectively.

Student Services Coordinator Reviews

What is it like working as a Student Services Coordinator?
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
$37,000

Skills That Affect Student Services Coordinator Salaries

Project Coordinating
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Recruiting
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Program Management
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Data Analysis
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Event Planning
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People Management
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National Average
$37,000
Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Customer Service
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advising
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Microsoft Word
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Organizational Development
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 394 votes.

Gender

Female
79%
female alumni
 
Male
21%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 14%