Average Career Services Advisor Salary
$48,000 yearly
$23.46 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$34,000
10 %
$48,000
Median
$69,000
90 %
What Is The Average Career Services Advisor Salary?
The average career services advisor salary is $48,797 per year, or $23.46 per hour, in the United States. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $34,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $69,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Connecticut, Massachusetts, Hawaii, California, and New Jersey provide the highest career services advisor salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$69,000
$5,750
$33
75th Percentile
$58,000
$4,833
$28
Average
$48,797
$4,066
$23
25th Percentile
$40,000
$3,333
$19
10th Percentile
$34,000
$2,833
$16

Average Career Services Advisor Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where career services advisors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Career Services Advisor average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$35,510
$17.07
Alaska
$45,131
$21.70
Arizona
$32,036
$15.40
Arkansas
$33,057
$15.89
California
$56,971
$27.39
Colorado
$34,151
$16.42
Connecticut
$65,334
$31.41
Delaware
$41,615
$20.01
District of Columbia
$52,094
$25.05
Florida
$38,289
$18.41
Georgia
$32,905
$15.82
Hawaii
$62,056
$29.83
Idaho
$28,333
$13.62
Illinois
$36,765
$17.68
Indiana
$30,602
$14.71
Iowa
$36,591
$17.59
Kansas
$32,589
$15.67
Kentucky
$36,548
$17.57
Louisiana
$36,207
$17.41
Maine
$36,933
$17.76
Maryland
$50,354
$24.21
Massachusetts
$62,760
$30.17
Michigan
$41,079
$19.75
Minnesota
$40,825
$19.63
Mississippi
$37,120
$17.85
Missouri
$35,682
$17.15
Montana
$29,519
$14.19
Nebraska
$39,101
$18.80
Nevada
$34,881
$16.77
New Hampshire
$38,922
$18.71
New Jersey
$55,915
$26.88
New Mexico
$38,142
$18.34
New York
$53,769
$25.85
North Carolina
$34,159
$16.42
North Dakota
$41,000
$19.71
Ohio
$39,481
$18.98
Oklahoma
$29,365
$14.12
Oregon
$36,683
$17.64
Pennsylvania
$50,856
$24.45
Rhode Island
$52,193
$25.09
South Carolina
$32,832
$15.78
South Dakota
$35,779
$17.20
Tennessee
$33,895
$16.30
Texas
$42,666
$20.51
Utah
$33,825
$16.26
Vermont
$47,757
$22.96
Virginia
$44,011
$21.16
Washington
$38,691
$18.60
West Virginia
$44,546
$21.42
Wisconsin
$39,073
$18.79
Wyoming
$32,005
$15.39

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Highest Paying Cities For Career Services Advisor

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
New York, NY
$54,248
$26.08
Riverside, CA
$54,016
$25.97
College Station, TX
$42,788
$20.57
Miami, FL
$40,428
$19.44
Kansas City, MO
$35,584
$17.11
Raleigh, NC
$34,974
$16.81

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Average Career Services Advisor Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $48,800
    $23.46
    +1.6%
    2020
    $48,000
    $23.09
    +1.5%
    2019
    $47,300
    $22.73
    +1.6%
    2018
    $46,500
    $22.36
    +0.5%
    2017
    $46,200
    $22.24
    -0.4%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Enrollment Counselor

    Avg. salary: $35,544

    An enrollment counselor is primarily in charge of recruiting potential students for a college or university. Serving as the students' primary point of contact, their responsibilities involve developing recruitment strategies, conducting student interviews and assessments, gathering and validating applications, arranging appointments and schedules, and facilitating campus tours. They must also answer inquiries, address concerns, and update students on the status of their applications. Furthermore, an enrollment counselor must represent their university or college at recruitment events and college fairs, utilizing the opportunity to promote the institution and reach out to potential students.
    51,737 Enrollment Counselor Jobs
    Employment Counselor

    Avg. salary: $43,497

    The employment counselor is someone who guides and advises people on how to choose, manage and continue in a career path they've chosen. The employment counselor educates people on each career's pros and cons, giving them insights into what to expect, salary rates, and employment chances in a particular profession. The employment counselor will also show how to excel in a specific career, offer ideas on what training or seminar to attend and what skills to enhance to achieve an edge over others.
    20,180 Employment Counselor Jobs
    Education Counselor

    Avg. salary: $43,320

    The work of education counselors revolves around giving students advice about their course choice, career structuring, and supporting them in their school endeavors. They must have the empathy to help students adjust to their everyday struggles and personal conflicts. They often give students information about scholarship grants and help them apply. They organize seminars talking about alcohol consumption and smoking. Counselors also discuss strategies to improve school performance regarding overall counseling services.
    27,737 Education Counselor Jobs
    Program Counselor

    Avg. salary: $36,325

    A Program Counselor is an essential part of a school's faculty. It's the counselor's responsibility to ensure that students are benefiting from the school's educational curriculum. This person is also tasked to help students resolve issues and problems that may hinder any educational progress. They are also part of the disciplinary team intended to instill good morals, ethics, and decency in students. The Program Counselor is one of the teacher or professor who has expertise or has a high educational degree in a particular subject or field.
    97,375 Program Counselor Jobs
    Student Support Counselor

    Avg. salary: $37,629

    A student support counselor is responsible for identifying the students' strengths and challenges through one-on-one counseling and establishing solutions to help them overcome difficulties and achieve their educational goals and aspirations. Student support counselors assist the faculty in determining appropriate programs and activities to develop the students' capabilities, especially as a way of preparing them with their career objectives. They also coordinate with the students' families for extended guidance and support for their growth and development.
    87,982 Student Support Counselor Jobs
    Counselor

    Avg. salary: $37,562

    Often, counselors are known to be the go-to person in times we are in need of emotional and psychological support. They help people to manage and overcome the issues which affect their mental health and well-being. Counselors face different kind of situations which may involve trauma, addiction, disabilities, abuse, suicide, anger management, career, and even personal relationships. They provide care, counseling, rehabilitation, and support services. Every counseling requires collaborative effort both from the counselor and client to become effective.
    52,818 Counselor Jobs

    Career Services Advisor Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a career services advisor 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.

    Which Companies Pay Career Services Advisors The Most?

    To earn a high income as a career services advisor, working for University Physicians or Education Affiliates might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Bureau of Economic Geology and Banner Health report highly competitive wages for career services advisors.
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    Recently Added Career Services Advisor Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Education Affiliates
    Career Services Advisor
    Career Services Advisor
    Denver, CO
    08/26/2021
    $39,653
    08/26/2021
    Ocean County College Inc.
    Career Services Coordinator
    Career Services Coordinator
    Toms River, NJ
    08/20/2021
    $45,747
    08/20/2021
    State of Michigan
    Employment Service Interviewer-Veterans Career Advisor
    Employment Service Interviewer-Veterans Career Advisor
    Dearborn, MI
    08/03/2021
    $38,735
    08/03/2021
    Texas A&M University
    Career Services Coordinator, 3Rd & 4Th Year Students
    Career Services Coordinator, 3Rd & 4Th Year Students
    College Station, TX
    07/30/2021
    $43,000
    07/30/2021
    West Texas A&M University
    Senior Career Services Coordinator
    Senior Career Services Coordinator
    Canyon, TX
    07/30/2021
    $38,676
    07/30/2021
    Pima Medical Institute
    Career Services Advisor
    Career Services Advisor
    Denver, CO
    07/28/2021
    $42,016
    07/28/2021
    Lincoln Tech
    Career Services Advisor
    Career Services Advisor
    Denver, CO
    07/13/2021
    $38,000
    07/13/2021
    Arapahoe County
    Career Services Advisor
    Career Services Advisor
    Aurora, CO
    07/07/2021
    $47,625
    07/07/2021
    Prologistix Staffing
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    Oakland, CA
    07/06/2021
    $37,983
    07/06/2021
    Perdoceo Education Corporation
    Career Services Advisor-CTU Denver
    Career Services Advisor-CTU Denver
    Aurora, CO
    06/30/2021
    $41,740
    06/30/2021

    Average Career Services Advisor Salary by Demographic

    Career Services Advisor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $44,709
    female-income
    Female Income
    $44,123
    Median Career Services Advisor Income by Race
    Hispanic or latino career services advisors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Black or african american career services advisors have the lowest average salary at $43,896.
    $46,000
    $45,000
    $44,000
    $43,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$44,215
    White$44,255
    Black or African American$43,896
    Asian$44,639
    Hispanic or Latino$45,075
    Average Career Services Advisor Salary by Education Level
    Career services advisors with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $47,026 annually. With a Masters degree, career services advisors earn a median annual income of $44,123 compared to $40,027 for career services advisors with an Bachelors degree.
    $49,000
    $47,000
    $45,000
    $43,000
    $41,000
    $39,000
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Master's Degree$44,123
    Bachelor's Degree$40,027
    Doctorate Degree$47,026