Average Academic Advisor (College/University) Salary

$43,889
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$1,028
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The average salary for an Academic Advisor (College/University) is $43,889.
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$34k
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$44k
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$58k
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What Do Academic Advisor (College/University)s Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Academic Advisor (College/University)

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The top respondents for the job title Academic Advisor (College/University) are from the companies City University of New York (CUNY), University of Washington (UW) and Portland State University (PSU). Reported salaries are highest at University of Washington (UW) where the average pay is $54,875. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include City University of New York (CUNY) and Institute of International Education, earning around $52,992 and $49,188, respectively. Arizona State University (ASU) pays the lowest at around $43,518. DeVry University and Portland State University (PSU) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $46,184 and $48,264, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Academic Advisor (College/University)s?

Skills in Counseling and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Customer Service and Oral / Verbal Communication.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Academic Advisor (College/University)s?

An entry-level Academic Advisor (College/University) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,548 based on 36 salaries. An early career Academic Advisor (College/University) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,331 based on 405 salaries. A mid-career Academic Advisor (College/University) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,582 based on 252 salaries. An experienced Academic Advisor (College/University) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,049 based on 148 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52,920.
Employees with Academic Advisor (College/University) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (22.0% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (19.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Memphis, Tennessee (9.4% less) and Richmond, Virginia (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 878 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
46.1%
Mid Career
28.7%
Experienced
16.9%
Late Career
4.2%