Employment Counselor Salary

Employment Counselors in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $37K annually on average. Women account for the majority of Employment Counselors who took the survey — 82 percent to be exact. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and just under one-half earn dental coverage. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,026 - $57,779
$29K
$37K
$58K
MEDIAN: $36,984
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Salary $29,026 - $57,779
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$29,191 - $53,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $17.75
Annual Data $0$53K
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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$29,191 - $53,500
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Employment Counselor

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Employment Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

▲26%

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼5%

Skills That Affect Employment Counselor Salaries

Public Speaking
▲8%

Case Management
▲7%

National Average
$37,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 13%
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