The average rate for a Job Coach is $12.74 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, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Case Management. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,793 - $75,946
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MEDIAN: $39,362
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$9.78 - $21.39
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,793 - $75,946  
   
Bonus
$110.30 - $24,468  
Profit Sharing
$180.00  
Commission
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$20,933 - $63,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$14.84 - $28.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$110.30 - $24,468  
   
Commission
$2,250  
Profit Sharing
$180.00  
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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$20,933 - $63,104  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 411
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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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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




National Average
$30,000


Skills That Affect Job Coach Salaries

Coaching
up arrow 66%

People Management
up arrow 33%

Mentoring
up arrow 23%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%

Case Management
up arrow 10%


Training
up arrow 3%

Training Program Development
up arrow 3%

National Average
$30,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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