Job Coach Salary (United States)

A Job Coach earns an average wage of $12.27 per hour. A skill in Counseling is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Job Coach Total Pay (?
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$23,837 - $71,055
(Median)
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71K
MEDIAN: $38,989
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Job Coach Total Pay (?
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$9.48 - $20.37
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,837 - $71,055  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,168  
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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$20,551 - $62,003  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 456
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.48 - $20.37  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,168  
   
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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$20,551 - $62,003  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 456
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Job Description for Job Coach

Job coaches perform a number of interpersonal tasks related to career guidance. Their responsibilities often include helping to guiding young people or adults towards potential career paths, educating others about social or financial matters, and helping their clients develop into successful workers. They frequently work with both large and small organizations (including non-profit groups), and this line of work is primarily mental and requires little physical labor. The requirements to become a job coach vary by state, but it often include the passing of a required certification test. Larger employers often require at least a bachelor's degree in a related field such as psychology as well. Prior experience in a social services related field is often required.
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Job Coach Tasks
  • Help individuals obtain and maintain employment.
  • Conduct career assessments, advice, and job and social skill preparation.
  • Aid individuals in selecting a suitable career path.

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Pay by Experience Level for Job Coach

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Pay Difference By Location

Atlanta
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New York
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National Average
$30,000
Los Angeles
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Job Coach Reviews

What is it like working as a Job Coach?
Job Coach in San Pablo:
"Helping Low-Income Individuals Become Self-Suffient."
Pros: Giving job seekers the skills they need to get the job. Coaching people to overcome barriers to employment. Referring them to community resources. Motivating them to keep going and finding a job that will lead to self-sufficiency.
Cons: Low pay at this job. Language barriers.

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Experience Affects Job Coach Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 63%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Job Coach Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 28%
Oral / Verbal Communication
0%
National Average
$30,000

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%
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