Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Career Advisor is $45,251
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 $40,689 based on 25 salaries. An early career Career Advisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,773 based on 251 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Career Advisors Do?
Career advisors help students and/or other job seekers find opportunities and training to secure employment within their chosen field. They help clients find the right career choices by analyzing their skills, interests, and mental and physical aptitudes for various professions. Career advisors also help their clients perfect job hunting techniques, create effective resumes, and develop interview skills.
Career advisors usually work at career counseling agencies, high schools and college …Read more
- 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.