The average wage for an Entry-Level Employment Specialist is $14.56 per hour.

$27,577 - $44,169
$28K
$35K
$44K
MEDIAN: $34,992
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$10.98 - $18.43
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.00
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$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$27,577 - $44,169  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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).
)
$24,437 - $41,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.98 - $18.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.11  
Overtime
$14.91 - $30.27  
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$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00  
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).
)
$24,437 - $41,634  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Vocational Employment Counselor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $32,673

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Employment Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Employment Specialist in Highland Park:
"I want to know the difference in salary."
Find out if salary is correct. We have a lot of responsibilities.

Employment Specialist in Honolulu:
"Always keep a positive and humble outlook to everything."
Keep striving to do better and learn more, and be an example to others. Help when needed and do more than you are expected or what the job description says, with consent from Ops Mgr...

Key Stats for Employment Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
10%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Skills That Affect Employment Specialist Salaries

Human Resources
up arrow 7%

Recruiting
up arrow 4%

Counseling
up arrow 4%

National Average
$33,000


Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 4%

Employment for Disabled
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 21%
ADVERTISEMENT