Name: C.J. Liu
Job Title: Life Coach
Where: Seattle, WA
Years of Experience: 3-4 years
Education: ICF-Certified - Academy for Coach Training, MBA - Haas School of Business, B.A. - Mathematics and Economics - Duke University, Certified - Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Salary: The salary of a life coach varies depending on location, experience, and specialty
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Career as a Life Coach
One of the hottest job fields these days is coaching, not football or baseball, but rather business professional life coaching and personal life coaching. More and more people are seeking out life coach careers, serving clients who need personal or professional guidance. Some coaches even work as both life and business coaches; C.J. Liu is one of those dual talents. She recently talked to Payscale (in an audio interview, above) about her path to becoming a life coach, her life coach career and life coaching techniques.
Because a life coach career is a relatively new concept in the marketplace, the salaries of life coaches can vary. As mentioned in Dr. Salary, the salary of a life coach can add up to six-figures annually. If you're wondering about becoming a life coach, what it would be like to have a career as a life coach, or what steps to take toward life coach training, keep reading for a few tips from a certified professional.