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Career Development Counselor Salary

A Career Development Counselor earns an average salary of $40,773 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$29,140 - $55,495
MEDIAN: $40,772

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$29,140 - $55,495  
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$27,782 - $59,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Career Development Counselor

  • 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 Development Counselor Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.


84 %
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 18%