Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salary

An Admissions Advisor (College/University) earns an average salary of $42,999 per year. A skill in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
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$32,980 - $59,094
$33K
$44K
$59K
MEDIAN: $43,561
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$14.26 - $26.52
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MEDIAN: $19.95
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$0$59K
Salary $32,980 - $59,094
Bonus $0.00 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $1,350
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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$31,687 - $57,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 209
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $14.26 - $26.52
Overtime $20.82 - $34.33
Annual Data $0$57K
Bonus $0.00 - $6,128
Profit Sharing $1,350
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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$31,687 - $57,915
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

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Job Description for Admissions Advisor (College/University)

College and university admissions advisors are responsible for acting as a liaison between their school and the general public. They are in charge of deploying recruiting strategies that help increase recognition for their organization. They provide the necessary information for possible admission candidates and their families so that they can make a more informed decision. They build interest, and awareness for their school using innovative materials, and offerings, work increase the number of applications the institution receives, serves as a point of contact for freshman students, and guides them through all the enrollment process. Additional tasks performed by the advisor includes developing excellent relationships with family members and prospective university members in on- and off-campus events, responding to emails pertaining to enrollment application questions, and processing paperwork as needed. They also attend college fairs, regularly review acceptance forms, and report their progress to the admissions manager in their organization.

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Admissions Advisor (College/University) Tasks

  • Respond to inquiries from prospective students.
  • Schedule and conduct presentations and workshops for prospective students.
  • Set interview appointments to determine a prospective student's interests, education/career goals and qualifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Advisor (College/University)

Pay by Experience for an Admissions Advisor (College/University) has a positive trend. An entry-level Admissions Advisor (College/University) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 216 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Admissions Advisor (College/University) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Admissions Advisor (College/University) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 31 salaries. An Admissions Advisor (College/University) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,998

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

Admissions Advisor (College/University) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Admissions Advisor (College/University)?

Admissions Advisor (College/University) in Tampa:
"Today is always a great day!!"
Pros: The weather the people and the food and I met my wife here.
Cons: Sometimes the weather can get too hot and the mosquitoes can really start attacking.lol.

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Key Stats for Admissions Advisor (College/University)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Admissions Advisor (College/University) Salaries

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲8%

Microsoft Office
▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$43,000


▼3%

Counseling
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 13%
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