Entry-Level Employment Specialist Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Employment Specialist is $14.57 per hour.

$27,236 - $43,895
$27K
$35K
$44K
MEDIAN: $35,000
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$10.95 - $18.25
$11
$15
$18
MEDIAN: $14.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$27,236 - $43,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
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).
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$24,380 - $41,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.95 - $18.25  
   
Hourly Tips
$5.11  
Overtime
$14.95 - $30.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,959  
   
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).
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$24,380 - $41,469  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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Key Stats for Employment Specialist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
9%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Employment Specialist Salaries

Human Resources
▲6%

Recruiting
▲3%

Counseling
▲2%

National Average
$33,000


Customer Service
▼2%

Data Entry
▼3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

Employment for Disabled
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 21%