Career Development Counselor Salary (United States)

A Career Development Counselor earns an average salary of $41,065 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Career Development Counselor Total Pay (?
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$29,610 - $56,314
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MEDIAN: $41,064
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Career Development Counselor Total Pay (?
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$11.07 - $29.80
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$29,610 - $56,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$28,642 - $59,572  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $29.80  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$28,642 - $59,572  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 16%
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