$39,031
Avg. Salary
$19.02
Avg. Hourly Rate
Help us gather more data!
Is Admissions Counselor your job title? Get your free, personalized salary report
Take our survey now »

The average pay for an Admissions Counselor is $19.02 per hour.

The average pay for an Admissions Counselor is $39,031 per year.

$0
10%
$19
50%
$0
90%
MEDIAN $19
$38k
10%
$39k
50%
$40k
90%
MEDIAN $39,031

Job Description for Admissions Counselor

Admissions counselors recruit and assist prospective students of a given educational institution, generally a college or university. Among other duties, an admissions counselor must be able to plan and execute a wide range of recruitment activities, from attending college fairs to leading campus tours. Often, the admissions counselor is the first and only representative a prospective student will meet before visiting campus, so exceptional interpersonal and communications skills are essential.

Read More...

Admissions Counselor 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.

Admissions Counselor Job Listings

Teikyo Post University Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Georgetown?

Admissions Counselor in Georgetown:
"Fun & challenging."
Pros: Relaxed, small college town atmosphere
Cons: Commute

Admissions Counselor in Seattle:
"Higher Ed."
Pros: Helping people make decisions that will impact their lives.
Cons: Underpaid. Administration lacks direction.

Admissions Counselor in Joliet:
"Medium-high stress level, competitive, moderately flexible."
Pros: Traveling and recruiting near my home.
Cons: Pay. Reimbursement for mileage. Tuition assistance- not free. Lack of leadership and direction.

Admissions Counselor in Washington:
"Admissions."
Pros: Interactions with both current and prospective students.
Cons: Overbooked appointments with prospective students.

Admissions Counselor in Waterbury:
"Challenging."
Pros: I get to help people improve their lives.
Cons: The emphasis in my position is almost always on what we have failed to do rather than on what we have successfully accomplished.

Admissions Counselor in Wichita:
Pros: Rewarding and important work with youth.
Cons: Pay and respect of position.

Key Stats for Admissions Counselor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
25%

Skills That Affect Admissions Counselor Salaries

National Average
$39,000

Recruiting
▼1%

Sales
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 86%
no benefits
None: