The average salary for an Employment Specialist in Canada is C$48,652.
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Job Description for Employment Specialist
Employment specialist match current and/or future employees with specific positions within a company. Most specialists look at employees' skill sets and match them to an area that is best suited to the employees' needs and company's goals. This also includes being able to promote, demote, and hire for specific job areas. Employment specialists must listen to the needs of the company and employees, learn how employees' skill sets would affect the company, and ensure that there is a "career profi…Read more
Employment Specialist Tasks
- 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.
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Employment for Disabled
Skills in Counseling, Case Management, Employment for Disabled, Customer Service and Presentations are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Employment Specialist
An entry-level Employment Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,549 based on 7 salaries. An early career Employment Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$44,387 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Employment Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$50,360 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Employment Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$51,764 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$62,000.
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Employees with Employment Specialist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 7.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (20.5% less), Calgary, Alberta (15.8% less) and London, Ontario (4.9% less).
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