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. The bottom of the pay range sits near $28K, and the top verges on $60K per year. The majority of Career and Employment Counselors (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Most Career and Employment Counselors report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,168 - $53,074
(Median)
$29K
$36K
$53K
MEDIAN: $36,470
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$12.72 - $31.66
(Median)
$13
$17
$32
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,168 - $53,074  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
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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$28,217 - $60,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.72 - $31.66  
   
Overtime
$2.17 - $43.74  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,394  
   
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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$28,217 - $60,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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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 23%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 21%
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