Admissions Specialist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$27,000
$34,000
$45,000
The average admissions specialist makes about $35,013 per year. That's $16.83 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $27,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $45,000. Many of admissions specialists seem to be drawn to health care and education companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case admissions specialists tend to work at health care, non profits, and education companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Alaska, California and Nevada pay admissions specialists the highest salaries.
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Map of Admissions Specialist Salaries

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Average Admissions Specialist Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for an admissions specialist is roughly $35,013 per year, which boils down to $16.83 per hour. Interestingly enough, admissions specialists have the highest salaries in Riverside, CA at about $42,669 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Riverside, CA is $30,000. Additionally, admissions specialists make more than the average salary in Midvale, UT, New York, NY, Needham, MA, Tucson, AZ, and Bozeman, MT. On a more broad level, admissions specialist salaries are highest in Alaska, California, Nevada, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, and Utah. On the contrary, Alabama, Georgia, and West Virginia offer the lowest admissions specialist salaries.

Average Admissions Specialist Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Community Health Group and Beacon Health System as they offer the highest salaries for admissions specialists.

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Admissions Specialist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an admissions specialist can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Admissions Specialist Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Admissions Specialist-Ashworth College
Admissions Specialist-Ashworth College
07/28/2020
07/28/2020
$35,000
$35,000
07/28/2020
Admissions Specialist PRN-Admitting Department
Admissions Specialist PRN-Admitting Department
07/27/2020
07/27/2020
$30,783
$30,783
07/27/2020
Intake Admission Specialist
Intake Admission Specialist
07/11/2020
07/11/2020
$27,131
$27,131
07/11/2020
Admissions Specialist PRN-ER Admitting
Admissions Specialist PRN-ER Admitting
06/30/2020
06/30/2020
$30,783
$30,783
06/30/2020
Admissions Specialist II
Admissions Specialist II
06/26/2020
06/26/2020
$36,720
$36,720
06/26/2020
Recruiter-Admissions Specialist-Temporary
Recruiter-Admissions Specialist-Temporary
06/25/2020
06/25/2020
$34,436
$34,436
06/25/2020
Admissions Specialist
Admissions Specialist
06/18/2020
06/18/2020
$20,035
$20,035
06/18/2020
Admissions Specialist
Admissions Specialist
06/17/2020
06/17/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/17/2020
Admissions Specialist PRN-ER Admitting
Admissions Specialist PRN-ER Admitting
05/29/2020
05/29/2020
$30,783
$30,783
05/29/2020
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Admissions Specialist I
Admissions Specialist I
Admissions Specialist I
05/27/2020
05/27/2020
$25,044
$25,044
05/27/2020