Academic Advisor Salary in the United States

How much does an Academic Advisor make in the United States? The average Academic Advisor salary in the United States is $46,561 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $41,821 and $51,809. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Academic Advisor advises university/college students in course and major selection, requirements for selected area of concentration, and post-college plans. Assists students in setting academic goals, course planning and career development. Being an Academic Advisor may work with individual students or groups. Requires a bachelor's degree in counseling or related field or its equivalent. Additionally, Academic Advisor typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Academic Advisor gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be an Academic Advisor typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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