College Career Counselor Salary

A College Career Counselor earns an average salary of $46,868 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$34,520 - $73,466
$35K
$47K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,868
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$14.57 - $35.75
$15
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $19.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,520 - $73,466  
   
Bonus
$509  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,967 - $74,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.57 - $35.75  
   
Overtime
$46.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$509  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,967 - $74,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for College Career Counselor

A college career counselor works in a college or university, helping students identify a career path that best fits their interests, experience, and major. They must also discuss the requirements for particular careers with students, and they must have contacts and resources for any additional student needs; this might include resources related to additional counseling and interview preparation, among other areas. Some college career counselor positions may require providing students with personal counseling as well. Generally, these counselors work full time in an office setting on a college or university campus.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for College Career Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for College Career Counselor

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects College Career Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect College Career Counselor Salaries

Program Management
▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$46,000

Public Speaking
▼8%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼10%

Teaching
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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