The average salary for an Employment Counselor is C$44,366 per year.

C$35,558 - C$53,769
C$36K
C$44K
C$54K
MEDIAN: C$43,704
10%
50%
90%
C$17.53 - C$26.46
C$18
C$22
C$26
MEDIAN: C$21.53
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$54K
Salary C$35,558 - C$53,769
Total Pay (?
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C$36,115 - C$54,483
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$17.53 - C$26.46
Annual Data C$0C$54K
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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C$36,115 - C$54,483
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Employment Counselor

  • Generate interest in employment among candidates.
  • Conduct training on topics which may include soft skills and resume writing.
  • Guide candidates through employment process, assisting with all facets of job search, placement and employment.
  • Assist candidates with developing appropriate social skills and work habits.
  • Work with case management staff to develop integrated employment model.

Employment Counselor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Employment Counselor

Pay by Experience for an Employment Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Employment Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Employment Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Employment Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 6 salaries. An Employment Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$53,000 based on 7 salaries.

Employment Counselor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Employment Counselor?

Employment Counselor in Guelph:
"Low Stress, High Impact."
Pros: My job is not overly stressful. By the time clients come to me, they are job-ready and in a positive place in their lives. I feel like I am having an impact on their lives and making a difference.
Cons: Some clients' lack of motivation is hard to understand, and hard to turn around.

Employment Counselor in Port Colborne:
"Employment Counselor."
Pros: - Assist individuals from all walks of life to determine their goals and barriers and assist with determining a strategy to reach the goals. - Teaching new skills, providing relevant referrals to community programming and medical/housing or other services.
Cons: Very fast paced, high stress and lots of expectations set out by government rather than employer.

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Key Stats for Employment Counselor

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Employment Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
C$44,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Employment Counselor Salaries

Case Management
▲6%

Counseling
▲1%

National Average
C$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 23%