An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor earns an average salary of $55,267 per year. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job.

$41,587 - $75,924
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$42K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,267
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$12.60 - $45.79
(Median)
$13
$25
$46
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$41,587 - $75,924  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $11,920  
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$39,546 - $79,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$12.60 - $45.79  
   
Overtime
$32.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$251.68 - $11,920  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,931  
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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$39,546 - $79,924  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Job Description for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

The emotional health of employees can play a critical role in maintaining consistent high performance and meeting goals. In recognition of this, more and more companies offer the services of an employee assistance program (EAP) counselor. Employers typically work either with a dedicated EAP provider under contract, or even have an in-house team at times, and EAP counselors help employees and their families deal with a variety of outside-of-work issues and stressful situations in order to help them improve their focus on work-related tasks.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Tasks

  • Coordinate referrals for outpatient care, and update clinical notes in the care management database.
  • Respond to crisis telephone calls.
  • Assist member in determining eligibility and benefit coverage.
  • Provide telephone assistance to employees who are dealing with a variety of issues.

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Experience Affects Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salaries

Training
up arrow 12%

National Average
$55,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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