Entry-Level Financial Aid Counselor Salary

An Entry-Level Financial Aid Counselor earns an average salary of $35,608 per year.

$29,261 - $46,865
$29K
$36K
$47K
MEDIAN: $35,597
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50%
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$14.05 - $23.84
$14
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.84
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$0$47K
Salary $29,261 - $46,865
Bonus $300.00
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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$29,330 - $47,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $14.05 - $23.84
Overtime $24.99
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $300.00
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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$29,330 - $47,172
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 30

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Financial Aid Counselor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Financial Aid Counselor in New York:
"I Wish I Knew About The Politics Of The Company."
Well, you will need to develop thick skin. People may not like working with you but you still have to do what is right for the school and still help the parent understand what may be wrong. You should be able to be personable, honest, open minded and have excellent communication skills.

Key Stats for Financial Aid Counselor

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Financial Aid Counselor Salaries

Customer Service
▼0%

Counseling
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Financial Aid
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%
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