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How much does a Financial Aid Advisor make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$41,111 /yr
Average Base Pay

526 salaries

$32K

Low

$41K

Average

$52K

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The national average salary for Financial Aid Advisor is $41,111 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Financial Aid Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 526 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Financial Aid Advisor employees.

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Perdoceo Education Corporation
2.9

Perdoceo Education Corporation

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $18 - $22
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$18

$22

$18 - $22 Range

Education Affiliates
2.9

Education Affiliates

Financial Aid Advisor

$51,832

 /yr
Range: $40K - $56K

$40K

$56K

$40,382 - $55,567 Range

Bryant & Stratton College
3.5

Bryant & Stratton College

Financial Aid Advisor

$42,799

 /yr
Range: $32K - $47K

$32K

$47K

$31,679 - $47,387 Range

Universal Technical Institute
3.4

Universal Technical Institute

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $18 - $25

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

Lincoln Tech
4.2

Lincoln Tech

Financial Aid Advisor

$42,354

 /yr
Range: $35K - $53K

$35K

$53K

$35,340 - $52,604 Range

ECPI University
3.5

ECPI University

Financial Aid Advisor

$38,244

 /yr
Range: $31K - $49K

$31K

$49K

$31,000 - $49,463 Range

Ultimate Medical Academy
4

Ultimate Medical Academy

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $23

$15

$23

$15 - $23 Range

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American Intercontinental University
3

American Intercontinental University

Financial Aid Advisor

$42,368

 /yr
Range: $39K - $50K

$39K

$50K

$39,438 - $50,219 Range

Post University
3.8

Post University

Financial Aid Advisor

$39,049

 /yr
Range: $35K - $41K

$35K

$41K

$35,262 - $40,559 Range

Colorado Technical University
2.9

Colorado Technical University

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $21

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

Capella University
3.7

Capella University

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $19 - $22

$19

$22

$19 - $22 Range

Citi
3.9

Citi

Financial Aid Advisor

$47,165

 /yr
Range: $46K - $49K

$46K

$49K

$46,302 - $49,300 Range

University of Phoenix
3.8

University of Phoenix

Financial Aid Advisor

$46,932

 /yr
Range: $39K - $70K

$39K

$70K

$38,806 - $70,198 Range

Liberty University
3.7

Liberty University

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Blackboard
3.8

Blackboard

Financial Aid Advisor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $12

$12

$12

$12 - $12 Range

Northern Virginia Community College
3.7

Northern Virginia Community College

Financial Aid Advisor

$48,586

 /yr
Range: $46K - $56K

$46K

$56K

$45,606 - $56,304 Range

Concorde Career Colleges
3.8

Concorde Career Colleges

Financial Aid Advisor

$47,970

 /yr
Range: $38K - $51K

$38K

$51K

$37,982 - $50,722 Range

American Public University System
3.6

American Public University System

Financial Aid Advisor

$41,488

 /yr
Range: $39K - $44K

$39K

$44K

$39,000 - $44,362 Range

University of Georgia
4.2

University of Georgia

Financial Aid Advisor

$36,307

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K

$35K

$42K

$34,809 - $42,001 Range

Full Sail University
4.1

Full Sail University

Financial Aid Advisor

$30,419

 /yr
Range: $30K - $34K

$30K

$34K

$29,705 - $33,901 Range

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The national average salary for a Financial Aid Advisor is $41,111 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Financial Aid Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 526 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Financial Aid Advisor employees.

The highest salary for a Financial Aid Advisor in United States is $52,477 per year.

The lowest salary for a Financial Aid Advisor in United States is $32,206 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent financial aid advisor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$18
hourly
A Financial Aid Officer in the Lansing, MI Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
Lansing, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
An Accredited Financial Counselor in the Hawaiian Islands Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Hawaiian Islands Area area
 
Full-time
1001 to 5000 employees
$15
hourly
A Financial Aid Advisor in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$23
hourly
A Financial Counselor in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35,000
per year
A Financial Aid in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$40,000
per year
A Financial Counselor in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Knoxville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,000
per year
A Financial Counselor in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Financial Aid Administrator in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$32,000
per year
A Financial Aid Counselor in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University