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Career Guidance Counselor Salary

The average pay for a Career Guidance Counselor is $45,000 per year.

$34,332 - $89,087
MEDIAN: $45,000

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$34,332 - $89,087  
$0.00 - $3,500  
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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).
$27,941 - $77,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Job Description for Career Guidance 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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


57 %
43 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%