Career Development Specialist Salary (United States)

A Career Development Specialist earns an average salary of $40,934 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Career Development Specialist Salary (?
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$30,287 - $56,639
(Median)
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57K
MEDIAN: $40,934
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Career Development Specialist Salary (?
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$12.00 - $22.96
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,287 - $56,639  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
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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$29,171 - $53,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $22.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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).
)
$29,171 - $53,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Career Development Specialist

  • Evaluate career or job readiness, administer tests and surveys .
  • Provide job search training and career strategies.
  • Develop job and internship opportunities through relationships with employers.
  • Maintain contact pre- and post-job placement.

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Experience Affects Career Development Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 3%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Career Development Specialist Salaries

National Average
$40,000
Presentations
up arrow 2%
Counseling
up arrow 9%
Case Management
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
72%
female alumni
 
Male
28%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 13%