The average salary for a Rehabilitation Counselor is $44,332.
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Job Description for Rehabilitation Counselor
Rehabilitation counselors assist individuals with mental and/or physical disabilities to improve their quality of life and ability to live independently. They conduct evaluations of patients' needs, abilities, health and goals for rehabilitation; using this evaluation and any other relevant information, they work with patients to develop a rehabilitation or treatment plan. Rehabilitation counselors then work to enact this plan - which may involve input and support from other healthcare providers…Read more
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Popular Skills for Rehabilitation Counselor
Skills in Counseling, Rehabilitation and Disability Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy and Case Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Rehabilitation Counselor
An entry-level Rehabilitation Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,844 based on 66 salaries. An early career Rehabilitation Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,181 based on 105 salaries. A mid-career Rehabilitation Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,901 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Rehabilitation Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,963 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,564.
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Employees with Rehabilitation Counselor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 22.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baltimore, Maryland (19.4% more) and Richmond, Virginia (3.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (12.1% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (7.6% less).
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