How much does an Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. make in the United States? The average Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $49,600 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $44,100 and $56,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. assists students in setting academic goals, course planning and career development. Advises university/college students in course and major selection, requirements for selected area of concentration, and post-college plans. Being an Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. requires a bachelor's degree in counseling or related field or its equivalent. May work with individual students or groups. In addition, Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Being an Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Working as an Academic Counselor - Higher Ed. typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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