College Adviser Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$47,000
$34,000
Min 10%
$47,000
Median 50%
$64,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Montana
Highest Paying City
San Jose, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.7 years
How much does a college adviser make?
The national average salary for a College Adviser in the United States is $47,243 per year or $22.71 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 30,000. The top 10 percent earn over $64,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $34,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for College Advisers are Education companies and Hospitality companies. States with the highest College Adviser salaries include Alaska, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Most College Advisers spend 1.7 years in the position.
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Average College Adviser Salary By Location

College Advisers in the United States of America make on average $47,243 a year or $22.71 per hour. The top city when it comes to College Adviser salaries is San Jose, CA at $53,218 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Jose, CA is $37,000. The highest earning states when it comes to College Adviser salaries are Alaska, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Jersey. Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, and Missouri have the lowest reported salaries for College Advisers.

Map of College Adviser Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where College Advisers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average College Adviser Salary By Company

If you are a College Adviser, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for College Advisers are Education companies and Hospitality companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for College Advisers are Montana and University of Tennessee. Companies like Boston University and University of Virginia also report very competitive wages for College Advisers.

Average College Adviser Pay By Industry

Wages for College Advisers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Manufacturing companies, Health Care companies, and Government companies tend to have the highest salaries for College Advisers. Salaries for College Advisers in Manufacturing companies average $60,911 annually, while Health Care companies and Government companies pay $52,518 and $44,444, respectively. The average salary for College Advisers in the Technology industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $37,128.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$60,911
$61k
Health Care
Health Care
$52,518
$53k
Government
Government
$44,444
$44k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$43,914
$44k
Education
Education
$41,638
$42k
Technology
Technology
$37,128
$37k

College Adviser Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

College Adviser Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a College Adviser can range from $35,457 to $61,750 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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 College Adviser Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Pre-College Advisor, Military/Veterans Students
04/28/2020
$40,905
People College Advisor
03/04/2020
$42,000
College Adviser
01/27/2020
$47,340
State of Montana
College Adviser
01/22/2020
$34,436
01/16/2020
$37,334
North Shore Community College
College Adviser
01/15/2020
$61,441
12/13/2019
$25,000
State of Montana
College Adviser
11/18/2019
$34,436
College Adviser
11/18/2019
$62,568
11/15/2019
$37,334
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