Average College Career Counselor Salary

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The average salary for a College Career Counselor is $47,977.
MEDIAN $47,977
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$36k - $73k
$489 - $6k
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$35k - $74k

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Job Description for College Career Counselor

College Career Counselor Tasks
  • Interview students to develop career plans and work towards the requirements.
  • Support students in attaining and maintaining emotional well-being.
  • Administer, analyze and interpret skills and aptitude tests.
  • Identify and connect students with training, mentors and other opportunities.

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Career Paths

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College Career Counselor
Assistant Director, Career Services
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for College Career Counselor

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication and Program Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Public Speaking, Mentoring and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for College Career Counselor

An entry-level College Career Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,411 based on 89 salaries. An early career College Career Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,889 based on 269 salaries. A mid-career College Career Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,945 based on 158 salaries. An experienced College Career Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,342 based on 110 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $65,640.
Employees with College Career Counselor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 29.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (23.3% more) and San Francisco, California (17.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.0% less).

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