Career Counselor Salary

A Career Counselor earns an average salary of $41,517 per year. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$31,358 - $56,592
(Median)
$31K
$42K
$57K
MEDIAN: $41,517
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$13.28 - $39.57
(Median)
$13
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,358 - $56,592  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,649  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,796 - $58,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 537
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $39.57  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $48.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,649  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$30,796 - $58,213  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Job Description for Career Counselor

Career counselors help their clients find appropriate career paths and available positions. Their duties include administering personality, interest and aptitude tests; advising students and other clients on particular courses and educational requirements for different jobs; discuss options with clients who want a career change; and evaluate clients' educational and work backgrounds. These counselors also help clients find the right schools and programs for their needs, help find financial resources and training programs, teach and practice job skills, and perform other duties related to aiding clients in their job search.

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Career Counselor Tasks

  • Assist in resume and application preparation and submission.
  • Work with employers to create networks for internships, job shadowing and employment.
  • Create a schedule of events to connect students to job opportunities and to develop skills.
  • Work with individuals and groups to identify skills and improve hiring potential.
  • Maintain print and web resources for students and employers.

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Experience Affects Career Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect Career Counselor Salaries

Training
up arrow 10%

Program Management
up arrow 9%

Event Planning
up arrow 2%

Presentations
up arrow 1%

Counseling
0%

National Average
$41,000

Career Counseling
up arrow 1%

Teaching
up arrow 2%

Assessment
up arrow 4%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 6%

Public Speaking
up arrow 7%

Case Management
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 116 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%
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