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Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor Salary

The average pay for an Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor is $43,759 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$28,414 - $66,129
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MEDIAN: $43,759
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$9.45 - $24.47
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$28,414 - $66,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
Total Pay (?
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$28,510 - $63,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.45 - $24.47  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,750  
   
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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$28,510 - $63,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
United States (change)

Job Description for Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor

  • Evaluate student abilities, interest and talents to develop academic and career goals.
  • Conduct interviews and administer aptitude and interest tests.
  • Help students to understand and deal with social, behavioral and personal problems.
  • Advise students on college majors, admission requirements, financial aid and technical school options.
  • Maintain student records as required by law, district and administrative regulations.

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Experience Affects Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 20%