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Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities, such as college dorms or group homes.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$22.42 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  12.4%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Administer first aid.
  • Communicate with management or other staff to resolve problems.
  • Monitor environment to ensure safety.
  • Monitor patron activities to identify problems or potential problems.
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Job Title Examples:

Residence Hall Director
Resident Assistant
Resident Director

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