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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salary

A Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor earns an average salary of $44,331 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.
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$32,384 - $67,007
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$67K
MEDIAN: $44,331
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$13.66 - $33.99
(Median)
$14
$19
$34
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,384 - $67,007  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
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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$31,841 - $68,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 386
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.66 - $33.99  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,027  
   
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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$31,841 - $68,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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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

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

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Reviews

What is it like working as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor?

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Orchard Park:
"Review."
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.

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Taunton:
"Take A Foot Step Forward To Get An Opportunity."
Love consumers no matter what. If you are happy with your job, make others happy with their jobs as well!

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Experience Affects Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 6%
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