$48,640
Avg. Salary
$20.18
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Career Counselor with Program Development skills is $20.18 per hour.

The average pay for a Career Counselor with Program Development skills is $48,640 per year.

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MEDIAN $48,640
$34,711 - $64,754
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$15.29 - $68.51
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$0$66K
Salary $34,711 - $64,754
Bonus $500
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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$33,668 - $66,220
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 85
Hourly Data $0$68
Hourly Rate $15.29 - $68.51
Overtime $23.48
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $500
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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$33,668 - $66,220
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Career Counselor

Career counselors help their clients find appropriate career paths and available positions. Their duties include administering personality, interest and aptitude tests; advising students and other clients on particular courses and educational requirements for different jobs; discuss options with clients who want a career change; and evaluate clients' educational and work backgrounds. These counselors also help clients find the right schools and programs for their needs, help find financial resources and training programs, teach and practice job skills, and perform other duties related to aiding clients in their job search.

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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.

Career Counselor Job Listings

Career Counselor Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Denver?

Career Counselor in Denver:
"Crazy. Too many people with not enough money going around."
Pros: Not much.
Cons: Almost everything. There are a lot of people moving here without enough jobs and homes to go around.

Career Counselor in Pittsfield:
"Sub par transportation system, good schools, affordable cost."

Career Counselor in Indianapolis:
Choose a university with resources and a reputation of well run offices and upward mobility. Otherwise, the higher ed system will frustrate you with its lack of nimbleness and ability to offer good services within an appropriate amount of time.

Career Counselor in Salt Lake City:
"Satisfaction."
Pros: When my students gets the job!
Cons: Students that just don't get it.

Career Counselor in Olympia:
"Poor management."
Pros: Counseling, student interaction.
Cons: Management, lack of supervision.

Key Stats for Career Counselor

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%