Average Career Counselor Salary

$46,101
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$46k
90%
$62k

The average salary for a Career Counselor is $46,101

Base Salary
$35k - $62k
Bonus
$96 - $5k
Total Pay
$34k - $64k
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What Do Career Counselors Do?

Career Counselor Tasks
  • Counsel students on career planning and job search strategies while facilitating the creation of viable long-term career goals.
  • Arrange job fairs, seminars, and lectures that will connect students to companies and provide valuable information regarding future career options.
  • Maintain relationships with local employers in order to create links between students and companies that can lead to eventual employment or internship opportunities.
  • Conduct mock interviews and assist students with the creation of resumes and cover letters.
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Job Satisfaction for Career Counselor

4.1 out of 5
(166)
Highly Satisfied
11Reviews
Based on 166 responses, the job of Career Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.07 out of 5. On average, Career Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
79.7%
Male
18.7%
Prefer to self-define
1.6%
This data is based on 369 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

82%

Dental

74%

Vision

65%

None

17%