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Working as a College Ambassador

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a college ambassador. For example, did you know that they make an average of $19.8 an hour? That's $41,180 a year!

Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 8% and produce 27,200 job opportunities across the U.S.

What Does a College Ambassador Do

There are certain skills that many college ambassadors have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed analytical skills, speaking skills and compassion.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a college ambassador, we found that a lot of resumes listed 30.7% of college ambassadors included student organizations, while 6.5% of resumes included alumni, and 6.0% of resumes included ambassadors. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the college ambassador job title. But what industry to start with? Most college ambassadors actually find jobs in the education and manufacturing industries.

How To Become a College Ambassador

If you're interested in becoming a college ambassador, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 80.1% of college ambassadors have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 5.4% of college ambassadors have master's degrees. Even though most college ambassadors have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a college ambassador. When we researched the most common majors for a college ambassador, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on college ambassador resumes include master's degree degrees or high school diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a college ambassador. In fact, many college ambassador jobs require experience in a role such as internship. Meanwhile, many college ambassadors also have previous career experience in roles such as volunteer or sales associate.

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Average Salary$41,180
Job Growth Rate8%

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Average Salary for a College Ambassador

College Ambassadors in America make an average salary of $41,180 per year or $20 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $49,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $34,000 per year.
Average Salary
$41,180

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Pearson Campus Ambassador-Lone Star College-Cyfair
Pearson Campus Ambassador-Lone Star College-Cyfair
Pearson
Pearson
10/23/2020
10/23/2020
$20,87010/23/2020
$20,870
Pearson Campus Ambassador-Southern University and A&M College
Pearson Campus Ambassador-Southern University and A&M College
Pearson
Pearson
08/26/2020
08/26/2020
$20,87008/26/2020
$20,870
Pearson Campus Ambassador-Arkansas Baptist College
Pearson Campus Ambassador-Arkansas Baptist College
Pearson
Pearson
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$20,87007/24/2020
$20,870
College Ambassador
College Ambassador
Central Texas College
Central Texas College
01/18/2020
01/18/2020
$20,87001/18/2020
$20,870
College Ambassador
College Ambassador
Proyouth
Proyouth
07/26/2019
07/26/2019
$31,30507/26/2019
$31,305

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College Ambassador Demographics

Gender

female

52.1 %

male

42.6 %

unknown

5.3 %

Ethnicity

White

64.0 %

Hispanic or Latino

16.8 %

Black or African American

11.5 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

50.0 %

French

11.8 %

Mandarin

6.6 %
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College Ambassador Education

Majors

Business
12.2 %

Degrees

Bachelors

80.1 %

Associate

6.9 %

Masters

5.4 %

Top Colleges for College Ambassadors

1. University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA

In-State Tuition
$55,584
Enrollment
10,764

2. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

3. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

In-State Tuition
$53,740
Enrollment
5,567

4. New York University

New York, NY

In-State Tuition
$51,828
Enrollment
26,339

5. Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

In-State Tuition
$50,420
Enrollment
7,582

6. SUNY at Albany

Albany, NY

In-State Tuition
$10,011
Enrollment
13,434

7. University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

In-State Tuition
$56,225
Enrollment
19,548

8. California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

In-State Tuition
$6,798
Enrollment
31,503

9. San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

In-State Tuition
$7,488
Enrollment
30,018

10. SUNY College at Oswego

Oswego, NY

In-State Tuition
$8,440
Enrollment
7,039

Entry Level Jobs For Becoming A College Ambassador

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Top Skills For a College Ambassador

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 30.7% of college ambassadors listed student organizations on their resume, but soft skills such as analytical skills and speaking skills are important as well.

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Top College Ambassador Employers

1. Monster Beverage
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$45,772
College Ambassadors Hired: 
20+
2. The College of New Jersey
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$41,299
College Ambassadors Hired: 
14+
3. TILT Holdings
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$38,704
College Ambassadors Hired: 
10+
4. Anheuser-Busch
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$55,393
College Ambassadors Hired: 
7+
5. University of California San Diego
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$54,714
College Ambassadors Hired: 
6+
6. The University of Alabama
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$38,947
College Ambassadors Hired: 
5+

Recently Added College Ambassador Jobs

Updated October 2, 2020