Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salary

A Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor earns an average salary of $47,459 per year. A skill in Employment for Disabled is associated with high pay for this job.
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$33,437 - $67,553
$33K
$47K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,459
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$14.69 - $30.25
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$20
$30
MEDIAN: $20.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,437 - $67,553  
   
Bonus
$148.48 - $6,904  
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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$32,753 - $66,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $30.25  
   
Overtime
$25.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$148.48 - $6,904  
   
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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$32,753 - $66,857  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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Job Description for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

A vocational rehabilitation counselor is a counselor who specializes in providing services to disabled persons in order to rehabilitate these individuals for employment. This rehabilitation can be mental, physical, and psychological, depending on the client’s needs. This is a position which typically works in an office with a team of other vocational rehabilitation counselors. The position involves physical activities, which can include the physical support of another person.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Tasks

  • Manage caseload and documentation.
  • Teach basic vocational skills and leads groups or workshops.
  • Interpret, analyze and determine capabilities and occupational skills.
  • Develop rehabilitative plan based on training needs.
  • Conduct and evaluate vocational assessment of patient.

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Pay by Experience Level for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 182 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 73 salaries. A Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,237

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor?

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Orchard Park:
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Pros: I like to be able to leave the office to do job development. I like the clients and also the coworkers that I work with. We also get a ton of vacation time, which is great.
Cons: It can be very draining. So many clients want to work, but refuse to do anything about it.

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Key Stats for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

▲23%

▲15%

▲4%

National Average
$46,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

Employment for Disabled
▲21%


National Average
$46,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 5%