The average salary for an Employment Counselor is C$44,366 per year.

C$36,541 - C$57,995
C$37K
C$45K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$45,414
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C$16.84 - C$25.76
C$17
C$21
C$26
MEDIAN: C$21.22
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C$36,541 - C$57,995  
   
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C$36,220 - C$55,394  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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C$16.84 - C$25.76  
   
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C$36,220 - C$55,394  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Pay by Experience Level for Employment Counselor

Pay by Experience for an Employment Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Employment Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employment Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Employment Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 6 salaries. An Employment Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 7 salaries.

Employment Counselor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Employment Counselor?

Employment Counselor in Guelph:
"Low Stress, High Impact."
Pros: My job is not overly stressful. By the time clients come to me, they are job-ready and in a positive place in their lives. I feel like I am having an impact on their lives and making a difference.
Cons: Some clients' lack of motivation is hard to understand, and hard to turn around.

Employment Counselor in Port Colborne:
"Employment Counselor."
Pros: - Assist individuals from all walks of life to determine their goals and barriers and assist with determining a strategy to reach the goals. - Teaching new skills, providing relevant referrals to community programming and medical/housing or other services.
Cons: Very fast paced, high stress and lots of expectations set out by government rather than employer.

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Key Stats for Employment Counselor

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
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Experience Affects Employment Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
C$45,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Employment Counselor Salaries

Case Management
▲4%

National Average
C$45,000

Counseling
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 35%
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