Academic Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does an Academic Counselor make in the United States? The average Academic Counselor salary in the United States is $40,010 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $36,766 and $44,325. 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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$36,766 to $44,325
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BGSU Office of Human Resources - Huron , OH
Position Summary The Career and Academic Counselor is part of the broad team of professional academic advising staff at the University. The position will be responsible for providing academic ...
Recruitology - 2 days ago
Career Education - Schaumburg , IL
As an academic advisor, you will act as the coach and mentor for students throughout their program ... Exceptional counseling, coaching and mentoring skills * Commitment to student development and ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute - Hudson , NC
... counsel students in academic and employment planning; keep current on graduation and transfer requirements. 9. Participate in professional development activities and required employee training
Recruitology - 9 days ago
Grand Canyon Education - Phoenix , AZ
Discuss prospective student's background, goals and objectives to determine fit with GCU's academic programs. * Forward qualified student inquiries to enrollment counselor depending on area of ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
School Counseling endorsement valid in the state of Nevada OR a School Social Worker endorsement ... Document and track GC progress, assign academic interventions, support on time course completions ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
John A Logan College - Carterville , IL
Grade 3 Provide academic advisement to Perkins-eligible students; provide limited counseling services to students; contact and support CTE students who are identified through the Early Warning System ...
Lee Enterprises - 2 days ago
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