Average College Career Counselor Salary

$47,907
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$1,375
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The average salary for a College Career Counselor is $47,907.
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$35k
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$48k
90%
$71k
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What Do College Career Counselors Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for College Career Counselor

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What Are Popular Skills for College Career Counselors?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for College Career Counselors?

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 $40,930 based on 14 salaries. An early career College Career Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,604 based on 232 salaries. A mid-career College Career Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,300 based on 146 salaries. An experienced College Career Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,853 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $62,446.
Employees with College Career Counselor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 23.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (19.8% more) and Seattle, Washington (17.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 533 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
43.5%
Mid Career
27.4%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
5.1%

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