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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
Northwest Minnesota 30023$22.43/hr$17.18/hr$19.81/hr$22.55/hr$24.12/hr$28.07/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Education and Health Services3,280$22.44/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$21.95/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 50$21.99/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 100$22.62/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 140$22.52/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 140$22.44/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 160$21.23/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 170$22.16/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 200$21.91/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 240$22.55/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 290$22.10/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 300$22.55/hr16.5%
Southeast Minnesota 310$21.90/hr7.4%
Southwest Minnesota 320$22.10/hr8.7%
Northeast Minnesota 330$22.10/hr6.2%
Central Minnesota 400$22.50/hr9.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,710$22.69/hr7.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,910$22.62/hrN/A
Minnesota 3,370$22.42/hr7.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 2,020$25.81/hrN/A
Recreation Workers 5,730$18.39/hr14.0%
Rehabilitation Counselors 2,670$22.73/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.