Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salary

The average salary for a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is $47,066 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Employment for Disabled is associated with high pay for this job.
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$33,383 - $67,292
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$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $47,066
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$14.60 - $29.98
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MEDIAN: $20.14
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,383 - $67,292  
   
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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$32,669 - $67,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 277
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.60 - $29.98  
   
Overtime
$25.21  
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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$32,669 - $67,023  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Fort Worth:
"Warning Politically Motivated Manager."
Make sure you get properly trained. Only do any thing that meets policy only.

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.

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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Key Stats for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Skills That Affect Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Salaries

Employment for Disabled
▲30%

Case Management
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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