An Academic Advisor (College/University) earns an average salary of C$50,025 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

C$35,752 - C$70,470
C$36K
C$50K
C$70K
MEDIAN: C$49,710
10%
50%
90%
C$27.22 - C$30.52
C$29
MEDIAN: C$28.67
50%
C$0C$70K
Salary C$35,752 - C$70,470
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$36,628 - C$69,649
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data C$0C$30
Hourly Rate C$28.67
Annual Data C$0C$69K
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$36,628 - C$69,649
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

Job Description for Academic Advisor (College/University)

College and university academic advisors provide key information to - and answer questions from - current and prospect students of their institution. They handle advising duties in their area of expertise or department - for example, an advisor may work in a specific department or exclusively with incoming freshmen. Academic advisors also participate in recruiting and information events aimed at current and prospective students, as well as orientation meetings. They generally work full time in an office on campus and report their progress to their department's academic manager.

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Academic Advisor (College/University) Tasks

  • Greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff or department.
  • Assist in course registration and planning.
  • Provide outreach to students in danger of not completing degree requirements and identify at-risk scenarios.
  • Assist students in understanding and reaching degree requirements.
  • Assess method of payment for services, initiate processing, may refer to specialist for financial options.

Academic Advisor (College/University) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,463

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

Key Stats for Academic Advisor (College/University)

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%

Experience Affects Academic Advisor (College/University) Salaries

▲15%

National Average
C$51,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 5%