Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Admissions Counselor is $38,223
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Admissions Counselors?
An entry-level Admissions Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,101 based on 41 salaries. An early career Admissions Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,397 based on 179 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Admissions Counselors Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.