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Occupational Employment Statistics


39-9041 Residential Advisors

Coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northeast Minnesota 30026$21.08/hr$15.76/hr$19.31/hr$19.92/hr$24.35/hr$25.22/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services2,630$20.49/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$20.83/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$20.44/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$19.71/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 110$20.25/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 120$20.03/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 130$20.01/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 140$19.94/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 150$20.01/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 150$19.92/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 220$20.03/hr8.7%
Southeast Minnesota 250$20.01/hr7.4%
Northwest Balance of State 250$20.03/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 270$19.81/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 300$19.92/hr6.2%
Northwest Minnesota 310$20.01/hr16.5%
Central Minnesota 320$20.49/hr9.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,230$20.92/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,370$20.83/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,640$20.49/hr7.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 1,770$24.77/hrN/A
Recreation Workers 5,630$16.54/hr14.0%
Rehabilitation Counselors 3,030$23.91/hr5.7%

  • Sort and distribute mail.
  • Observe students to detect and report unusual behavior.
  • Oversee departmental budget.
  • Enforce rules and regulations to ensure the smooth and orderly operation of dormitory programs.
  • Communicate with other staff to resolve problems with individual students.
  • Supervise the activities of housekeeping personnel.
  • Make regular rounds to ensure that residents and areas are safe and secure.
  • Supervise students' housekeeping work to ensure that it is done properly.
  • Hold regular meetings with each assigned unit.
  • Determine the need for facility maintenance and repair, and notify appropriate personnel.