The average salary for an Academic Advisor is C$58,162 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$31,094 - C$72,885
C$31K
C$53K
C$73K
MEDIAN: C$53,495
10%
50%
90%
C$18.00 - C$35.00
C$28
MEDIAN: C$28.10
50%
C$0C$75K
Salary C$31,094 - C$72,885
Bonus C$4,000
Total Pay (?
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C$33,153 - C$75,005
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 53
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$28.10
Annual Data C$0C$75K
Bonus C$4,000
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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C$33,153 - C$75,005
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

Job Description for Academic Advisor

Universities and colleges employ academic advisors to help current and incoming students make appropriate decisions regarding their education. The advisor is typically assigned to a specific university department and has a strong knowledge of all requirements for degrees offered in that department. The advisor serves as an information provider, counselor, and facilitator for students.

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Academic Advisor Tasks

  • Advise students on potential avenues of education based on strengths and interests.
  • Assist with student enrollment and registration.
  • Issue recommendations to the proper department for enhanced student success.
  • Sustain contact with students throughout their education journey and guide them towards graduation.
  • Provide mentoring and success strategy counseling services to students.

Academic Advisor Pay By Employer

Academic Advisor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$55,406

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Academic Advisor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Academic Advisor Salaries

▲13%

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
C$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%