Career and Employment Counselor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Career and Employment Counselor is $37,084 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Career and Employment Counselor Total Pay (?
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$29,512 - $52,058
(Median)
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37K
45K
52K
MEDIAN: $37,084
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Career and Employment Counselor Total Pay (?
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$12.15 - $36.79
(Median)
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22
37
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,512 - $52,058  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
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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$28,185 - $54,210  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $36.79  
   
Overtime
$0.14 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,034  
   
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).
)
$28,185 - $54,210  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 220
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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 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
71%
female alumni
 
Male
29%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 22%
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