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How Much Does a Mentor Earn In The United States?

Mentor Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$36,000
$23,000
$36,000
$55,000
The average mentor makes about $36,217 per year. That's $17.41 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $23,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $55,000. Many of mentors seem to be drawn to education and non profits companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case mentors tend to work at finance, health care, and technology 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 Oregon, Vermont and Massachusetts pay mentors the highest salaries.
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Where Mentors Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Mentors Earn In Different Cities?

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a mentor is roughly $36,217 per year, which boils down to $17.41 per hour. Interestingly enough, mentors have the highest salaries in Portland, OR at about $45,031 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Portland, OR is $21,000. Additionally, mentors make more than the average salary in Bridgewater, MA, Santa Rosa, CA, Tacoma, WA, Utica, NY, and Allentown, PA. On a more broad level, mentor salaries are highest in Oregon, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Washington, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut. On the contrary, Mississippi, Iowa, and South Dakota offer the lowest mentor salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary
Portland, OR
Salary Range30k - 66k$45k$45,031

Bridgewater, MA

Salary Range31k - 62k$45k$44,575

Santa Rosa, CA

Salary Range30k - 63k$44k$44,058
Tacoma, WA
Salary Range29k - 65k$44k$43,912

Utica, NY

Salary Range30k - 62k$44k$43,882

Allentown, PA

Salary Range30k - 61k$43k$43,341

Wethersfield, CT

Salary Range29k - 59k$42k$41,832

Salt Lake City, UT

Salary Range27k - 60k$41k$40,955

Reston, VA

Salary Range28k - 56k$40k$39,945
Reno, NV
Salary Range26k - 55k$38k$38,031
$22k
$66k

High Paying Mentor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Mentors The Most?

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 Northrop Grumman and Jacobs Engineering Group as they offer the highest salaries for mentors.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Northrop Grumman
Salary Range73k - 86k$79k$79,381
Jacobs Engineering Group
Salary Range49k - 57k$53k$53,419
Westminster College
Salary Range40k - 49k$45k$44,670
Fresenius Kabi
Salary Range39k - 45k$43k$42,724
COCC
Salary Range39k - 44k$42k$42,190
Grandville Public Schools
Salary Range40k - 43k$42k$42,189
Penske Automotive Group
Salary Range39k - 44k$42k$41,617
The Children's Village
Salary Range38k - 44k$42k$41,515
UGI
Salary Range38k - 43k$41k$40,838
Airborne Maintenance & Engineering ...
Salary Range38k - 43k$41k$40,810
$35k
$86k

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    How Much Do Mentors Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a mentor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for mentors tend to be found in finance, health care, and technology companies. In fact, mentors can make a yearly salary of $40,116 while working for finance companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Finance

    Salary Range36k - 44k$40k$40,116

    Health Care

    Salary Range35k - 40k$38k$37,503

    Technology

    Salary Range32k - 40k$37k$36,686

    Non Profits

    Salary Range33k - 37k$35k$35,186

    Hospitality

    Salary Range32k - 37k$35k$34,889

    Professional

    Salary Range31k - 37k$34k$34,389

    Education

    Salary Range30k - 36k$34k$33,856
    $30k
    $44k

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