Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor is $42,889 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor Total Pay (?
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$28,469 - $64,019
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MEDIAN: $42,888
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Educational, Vocational, or School Counselor Total Pay (?
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$9.53 - $31.51
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,469 - $64,019  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,679  
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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$28,587 - $63,735  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.53 - $31.51  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,679  
   
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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$28,587 - $63,735  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 75
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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 18%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
76%
female alumni
 
Male
24%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 17%
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