Training Requirements for Residential Advisors

Residential advisors need a high school diploma or equivalent and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Residential advisors
Percent
Less than High School 4.6
High School 17.8
Some College 30.5
Associates Degree 12.0
Bachelors Degree 23.6
Masters Degree 9.2
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.2

Employment Outlook for Residential Advisors

This represents about 103,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 14,000 more residential advisors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 45,000 more.

Typical Income for Residential Advisors

Hourly Income

On average,residential advisors make $13.31 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Residential advisors $8.81 $10.11 $12.29 $15.25 $19.21
Personal care and service occupations $8.45 $9.29 $10.92 $14.02 $19.47
Other personal care and service workers $8.41 $9.29 $10.83 $13.28 $17.84
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, residential advisors make $27,690 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Residential advisors $18,330 $21,020 $25,570 $31,720 $39,960
Personal care and service occupations $17,590 $19,320 $22,710 $29,170 $40,490
Other personal care and service workers $17,490 $19,320 $22,520 $27,620 $37,100
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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