Job Coach Salary

The average rate for a Job Coach is $12.77 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Coaching, People Management, Mentoring, Case Management, and Oral / Verbal Communication. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,252 - $80,539
$24K
$41K
$81K
MEDIAN: $40,654
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$9.97 - $20.83
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MEDIAN: $12.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$24,252 - $80,539  
   
Bonus
$99.67 - $11,635  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
Commission
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$21,334 - $61,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $20.83  
   
Overtime
$14.91 - $28.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$99.67 - $11,635  
   
Commission
$2,250  
Profit Sharing
$3,000  
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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$21,334 - $61,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 410

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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

  • Aid individuals in selecting a suitable career path.
  • Conduct career assessments, advice, and job and social skill preparation.
  • Help individuals obtain and maintain employment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Job Coach

Pay by Experience for a Job Coach has a positive trend. An entry-level Job Coach with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 363 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Job Coach with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 161 salaries. An experienced Job Coach which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 132 salaries. A Job Coach with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 41 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $29,384

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Job Coach Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Job Coach

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Job Coach Salaries

▲65%

▲27%

▲13%

National Average
$29,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Job Coach Salaries

Coaching
▲67%

People Management
▲36%

Mentoring
▲26%

Case Management
▲15%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲13%

▲12%

▲5%


National Average
$29,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 33%
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