Employment Counselor Salary

Employment Counselors aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $37K per year. Most workers in this position report very high levels of job satisfaction. Female Employment Counselors make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Read More
$29,469 - $55,787
$29K
$37K
$56K
MEDIAN: $36,522
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$14.19 - $19.96
$14
$18
$20
MEDIAN: $18.19
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$29,469 - $55,787  
   
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).
)
$29,644 - $49,688  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$14.19 - $19.96  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
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).
)
$29,644 - $49,688  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Job Description for Employment Counselor

  • Generate interest in employment among candidates.
  • Conduct training on topics which may include soft skills and resume writing.
  • Guide candidates through employment process, assisting with all facets of job search, placement and employment.
  • Assist candidates with developing appropriate social skills and work habits.
  • Work with case management staff to develop integrated employment model.

Vocational Employment Counselor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Employment Counselor

Pay by Experience for an Employment Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Employment Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employment Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Employment Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 9 salaries. An Employment Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 5 salaries.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Employment Counselor

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Employment Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲36%

▲26%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Employment Counselor Salaries

Public Speaking
▲8%

Case Management
▲7%

National Average
$37,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 9%