The average pay for an Entry-Level Admissions Counselor is $33,839 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Entry-Level Admissions Counselor Total Pay (?
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$26,599 - $43,487
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MEDIAN: $33,838
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Entry-Level Admissions Counselor Total Pay (?
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$10.38 - $24.34
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$26,599 - $43,487  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,040  
Total Pay (?
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$25,420 - $44,366  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.38 - $24.34  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $44.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,040  
   
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).
)
$25,420 - $44,366  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 495
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Pay Difference By Location
New York
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San Diego
up arrow 25%
Chicago
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Minneapolis
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Boston
up arrow 7%
Denver
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Washington
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National Average
$34,000
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Admissions Counselor Salaries

Counseling
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Sales
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National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
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Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%
Recruiting
up arrow 3%
Public Speaking
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 82 votes.
Gender
Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 10%
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