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Average Career Advisor Salary

$45,136
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$2,966
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The average salary for a Career Advisor is $45,136.
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$35k
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$45k
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$62k
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What Do Career Advisors Do?

Career Advisor Tasks
  • Counsel students on career planning and job search strategies while facilitating the creation of viable long-term career goals.
  • Arrange job fairs, seminars, and lectures that will connect students to companies and provide valuable information regarding future career options.
  • Maintain relationships with local employers in order to create links between students and companies that can lead to eventual employment or internship opportunities.
  • Conduct mock interviews and assist students with the creation of resumes and cover letters.

Job Satisfaction for Career Advisor

4.1 out of 5
(108)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Career Advisor are from the companies University of Southern California (USC), Wright State University and EDSI. Reported salaries are highest at University of Connecticut (UConn) where the average pay is $61,042. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include University of Southern California (USC) and DeVry University, earning around $57,931 and $49,967, respectively. EDSI pays the lowest at around $35,750. Wright State University and Indiana University (IU), Bloomington also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $37,350 and $39,740, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Career Advisors?

Skills in Presentations and Professional Coaching are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Oral / Verbal Communication and Counseling.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Career Advisors?

An entry-level Career Advisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,610 based on 27 salaries. An early career Career Advisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,011 based on 265 salaries. A mid-career Career Advisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,864 based on 144 salaries. An experienced Career Advisor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,668 based on 87 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,982.
Employees with Career Advisor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hartford, Connecticut (31.5% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (15.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (17.3% less) and San Antonio, Texas (1.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 555 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.9%
Early Career
47.7%
Mid Career
25.9%
Experienced
15.7%
Late Career
5.8%