What does a Senior Advisor do?

An advisor (or adviser) is a person with deeper knowledge in a specific area who utilizes their expertise for the guidance and benefit of others. They bring their vital experience and knowledge to contribute to their clients’ short- and long-term success. Advisors meet with clients to gain a sense of their mindset and ultimate goals. They draw from their experience, expertise, and perspective to help clients shape their goals and craft purposeful next steps. When issues arise, advisors work with their clients to devise tangible solutions.

Advisors meet with clients on an ongoing basis and update, amend, and redraw plans and goals as they are changed or achieved. They offer clients valuable materials and tools to assist with their pursuits and check in with clients if communication slows or becomes less frequent. Advisors serve as a resource for their clients and provide encouragement, advice, and support. Advisors need a minimum bachelor’s degree in communications or related fields.

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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Senior Advisor Salaries

Average Base Pay

$98,536 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$66K
Median: $99K
$148K
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Senior Advisor Career Path

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Senior Advisor Insights

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Oct. 22, 2020

“The entire team are fantastic to work with and there are an extraordinary amount of career paths and job opportunities.”

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Resident Advisor
Nov. 9, 2019

“My pay was not accurate and I had to hound HR to get it corrected.”

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Therapeutic Mentor
Dec. 23, 2020

“You will get a good opportunity to set and expand your career in the healthcare industry.”

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Advisor
Sep. 13, 2019

“Quarterly reviews done by by your team leader who rates you and this determines if you make bonus or not.”

KEEN.com
Advisor
Apr. 5, 2021

“it's a great way to making money from home if you have intuitive gifts and connect with others.”

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Immigration Advisor
Jan. 29, 2021

“I had some of the best management and professional support I've ever had while working here.”

National Heritage AcademiesNational Heritage Academies
Grants Advisor
Apr. 29, 2021

“Work life balance is important to the team and I enjoy going to work everyday.”

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