The average salary for a Student Advisor in South Africa is R125,208.
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Job Description for Student Advisor
Universities, community colleges, and vocational and technical schools are the typical employers of a student advisor. These institutions use student advisors to assist enrollees in creating academic schedules and making progress towards graduation. The advisor assists students and provides them with the tools necessary to be successful in their academic careers. The advisor is usually assigned to one department or school within a college or university, and they must be familiar with the degre…Read more
Student Advisor Tasks
- Advise students on potential avenues of education based on strengths and interests.
- Assist with student enrollment and registration.
- Issue recommendations to the proper department for enhanced student success.
- Sustain contact with students throughout their education journey and guide them towards graduation.
- Provide mentoring and success strategy counseling services to students.
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Popular Skills for Student Advisor
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Office Administration, Counseling and Presentations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Customer Service.
Pay by Experience Level for Student Advisor
An entry-level Student Advisor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R110,510 based on 6 salaries. An early career Student Advisor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R122,825 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Student Advisor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R181,000 based on 13 salaries.
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