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$30,410 - C$76,210
C$30K
C$56K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$55,781
10%
50%
90%
C$18.31 - C$34.39
C$28
MEDIAN: C$28.34
50%
C$0C$76K
Salary C$30,410 - C$76,210
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$32,534 - C$76,547
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data C$0C$34
Hourly Rate C$28.34
Annual Data C$0C$76K
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$32,534 - C$76,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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$57,026

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

Key Stats for Academic Advisor

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Academic Advisor Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
C$57,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 6%