Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Academic Counselor make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$61,516 / yrTotal Pay
$51,550 / yrBase Pay
$9,966 / yrAdditional Pay

$61,516

 / yr
$42K$92K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Academic Counselor is $61,516 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,550 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $9,966 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

For Academic Counselor

Some related job titles are Academic Advisor Salaries with median pay of $53,058, Academic/Guidance Counselor Salaries with median pay of $56,816, College Counselor Salaries with median pay of $53,176, School Counselor Salaries with median pay of $60,113.

Top Paying Companies

For an Academic Counselor in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Academic Counselor in United States. Employers include Apollo Education Group, University of Louisville and IDEA Public Schools.

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Apollo Education Group
Apollo Education Group
$66,483/yr
6
LSU
$64,311/yr
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University of Phoenix
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Academic CounselorSee 131 salaries from this location

$60,105

 / yr

$56,105

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$66,055

 / yr

$66,367

 / yr

$66,483

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$63,580

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$64,311

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$57,371

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$65,490

 / yr

$58,828

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$31

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$60,326

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$61,638

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$63,396

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$64,424

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Top Paying Industries

For an Academic Counselor in United States

The top paying industry for an Academic Counselor in United States is Education with a median total pay of $63,580.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • EducationEducation$63,580

    0% Lower than other industries

Education

Top paying companies in Education for Academic Counselor are Apollo Education Group, University of Louisville, and IDEA Public Schools.

Apollo Education GroupApollo Education Group$66,483/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Undergraduate Student

United States of America

 | <1 year

$13

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Academic Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$24

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
After School Counselor

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Academic Advisor

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
College Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Academic Advisor

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$48,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Academic Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Academic Advisor

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$42,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Academic Advisor

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$2,300

/mo

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Academic Counselor pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Academic Counselor is $51,550 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Academic Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 518 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Academic Counselor employees.

The highest salary for an Academic Counselor in United States is $74,006 per year.

The lowest salary for an Academic Counselor in United States is $35,907 per year.

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