Student Services Coordinator Salary

Student Services Coordinators in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $39K annually on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $28K to $51K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geographic location, followed by years of experience and the specific company. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Student Services Coordinators. Female Student Services Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,548 - $52,527
(Median)
$30K
$39K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,682
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$10.59 - $21.18
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$11
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,548 - $52,527  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,855  
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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$27,870 - $51,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.59 - $21.18  
   
Overtime
$9.37 - $32.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,855  
   
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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$27,870 - $51,097  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
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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 on average earn $82K per year. 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


For Student Services Coordinators, comfortable salaries can be found at University of Washington (UW); in fact, median earnings sit around $46K, the highest in the area.

Popular Skills for Student Services Coordinator


Survey takers working as Student Services Coordinators report using a large range of professional skills. 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 are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Windows Operating System General Use. Microsoft Office is a skill commonly found among those who know Microsoft Excel.

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, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. The average inexperienced worker earns $36K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $40K. Student Services Coordinators who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $42K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $48K.

Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 12 percent, Student Services Coordinators in New York receive some of the highest pay in the country. Student Services Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+12 percent), Washington (+9 percent), Philadelphia (+8 percent), and San Diego (+8 percent). Place of residence plays a huge part in a Student Services Coordinator's salary, with Miami Student Services Coordinators earning salaries that are 24 percent less than the national average. Employers in Austin and Orlando also lean toward paying below-median salaries (14 percent lower and 8 percent lower, 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 14%


Program Management
up arrow 7%


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 Excel
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 309 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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