Average Salary for Jobcorps Employees

Compensation for Jobcorps employees is around $33K annually on average. Though your job title is an influential salary factor for those at Jobcorps, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Jobcorps Median Salary by Job


Training Instructor
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Career Counselor
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  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
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Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $44K per year. Overall, the greater share of Jobcorps folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $33K annually.


By state, Jobcorps pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is around $55K per year.


Career Counselors rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $36K annually; Training Instructors come in second with median earnings amounting to $33K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Regarding salaries and education, Jobcorps pays those with a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) the most — $38K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Benefits & Compensation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $49K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Jobcorps workers, with just under a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Oral / Verbal Communication, Counseling, and Training were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

One in three employees — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. Almost all survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the larger part of survey participants, and for a majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Jobcorps


68 %
32 %
$23,471 - $44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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