Financial Aid Counselor Salary in Chicago, Illinois

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Average Salary for Financial Aid Counselor in Chicago, Illinois

The average salary of a(n) Financial Aid Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $56,320.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Financial Aid Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $27.08.

The average bonus of a(n) Financial Aid Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $986.00.

Job Description:

Interviews students applying for financial aid, such as loans, grants-in-aid, or scholarships, to determine eligibility for assistance in college or university. Confers with individuals and groups to disseminate information and answer questions relating to financial assistance available to students enrolled in college or university. Questions students to obtain information needed to determine eligibility for aid. Evaluates data on students' applications, such as proposed budget, family income, or transcript of grades, comparing it with eligibility requirements of assistance program. Determines amount of aid, considering such factors as funds available, extent of demand, and needs of students. Authorizes release of funds to students and prepares required records and reports. May assist in selection of candidates for financial awards or aid granted by specific department. May specialize in specific aid program. Less

Interviews students applying for financial aid, such as loans, grants-in-aid, or scholarships, to determine eligibility for assistance in college or university. Confers with individuals and groups to disseminate information and answer questions relating to financial assistance available to students enrolled... More

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