Financial Aid Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does a Financial Aid Counselor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Financial Aid Counselor in the United States is $17 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $16 and $20. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Financial Aid Counselor

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Job Openings for Financial Aid Counselor
Lincoln Technical Institute - Iselin , NJ
A Financial Aid Advisor position is in the works and we are hoping you are the one to fill it. Here is your opportunity to be that individual who 'calculates' prospective student's future. Lincoln ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Mendocino College - Ukiah , CA
FINANCIAL AID TECHNICIAN 12 months/year; 40 hours/week (Set schedule varies, hours will include some evenings) BASIC FUNCTION: Under direction of the Director of Financial Aid, serves as a lead ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Serve as a resource for MESA students - directing to appropriate resources for tutoring, financial aid, advising, counseling and other services. * Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which ...
DiversityJobs - 6 days ago
Paul Mitchell The School - Las Vegas - Las Vegas , NV
We are seeking a qualified Financial Aid team member to join our family! This position supports students and parents in creating financial game plans to help pay for school, prepares paperwork ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Southern Oregon University - Ashland , OR
The Campus Public Safety (CPS) Director reports to the Vice President for Finance and ... Required training may include, but is not necessarily limited to: first aid or first responder ...
JobElephant - 6 days ago
Greater Minnesota Family Services (GMFS) - Windom , Minnesota (MN)
Familiar with a variety of counseling techniques and theories to aid in the care and treatment of individuals with mental health needs such as: behavior modifications for children, child development ... - 6 days ago