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 bottom of the pay range sits near $28K, and the top verges on $51K per year. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by geographic location, followed by tenure and the individual firm. Work is enjoyable for Student Services Coordinators, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Female Student Services Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,569 - $52,314

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$10.85 - $21.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,569 - $52,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,915  
Total Pay (?
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$27,970 - $50,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,266
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $21.18  
   
Overtime
$9.40 - $32.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,915  
   
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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$27,970 - $50,982  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 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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Though some Student Services Coordinators move into positions like Physician Assistant (where the average salary is $82K), this progression is not the norm. 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


Student Services Coordinators flock to University of Washington (UW) for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $46K lead the pack in compensation.

Popular Skills for Student Services Coordinator


Survey results imply that Student Services Coordinators deploy a substantial tool kit of skills at 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 seem to negatively impact pay include Windows Operating System General Use. Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are also commonly seen together.

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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $36K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. For Student Services Coordinators, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $42K. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $48K.

Pay Difference by Location


For Student Services Coordinators, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 12 percent above the national average. Student Services Coordinators can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+10 percent), Washington (+10 percent), San Diego (+8 percent), and Philadelphia (+8 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Miami Student Services Coordinators earning much less — 24 percent less — than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Austin and Orlando (13 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%


Counseling
up arrow 3%

Organizational Development
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 306 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: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 12%
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