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Career and Employment Counselor Salary

Career and Employment Counselors in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $36K annually. Earnings sit near $28K on the lower side but can approach $54K per year on the higher side. Female Career and Employment Counselors make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, about a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Career and Employment Counselors. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$29,300 - $51,338
(Median)
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36K
45K
51K
MEDIAN: $36,216
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$11.94 - $39.03
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$29,300 - $51,338  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
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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$27,987 - $53,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.94 - $39.03  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
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).
)
$27,987 - $53,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
United States (change)

Job Description for Career and Employment Counselor

  • Understand and apply regulations, laws, and available federal programs to ensure fair and legal access and support.
  • Create job search plans and connect clients with appropriate assistance and agencies.
  • Interview clients and assist with setting goals, develop resumes, and prepare to enter the workforce.
  • Communicate with clients and employers to provide support services.

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Experience Affects Career and Employment Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 24%