Career and Employment Counselor Salary
An average Career and Employment Counselor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $41K per year. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one-fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the larger part. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 82 percent of Career and Employment Counselors are female. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$32,087 - $61,277|
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|$30,779 - $64,842|
|Hourly Rate||$11.92 - $34.33|
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Job Description for Career and Employment Counselor
- Interview clients and assist with setting goals, develop resumes, and prepare to enter the workforce.
- Communicate with clients and employers to provide support services.
- 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.
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Pay by Experience Level for Career and Employment Counselor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $42K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $41K.
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