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Job Coach Salary

A Job Coach earns an average wage of $12.38 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Training Program Development and Counseling. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
$24,175 - $71,485
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,808
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$9.40 - $20.62
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$24,175 - $71,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
Total Pay (?
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$20,507 - $65,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 218
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.40 - $20.62  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,000  
   
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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$20,507 - $65,350  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
United States (change)

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.

Common Career Paths for Job Coach


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Pay by Experience Level for Job Coach

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Job Coach Reviews

What is it like working as a Job Coach?
Job Coach in Flint:
Pros: The fact that I am giving people the tools to help themselves.
Cons: Some co-workers are unprofessional.
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 44%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Job Coach Salaries

Training Program Development
up arrow 50%

Counseling
up arrow 30%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%