The average salary for a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is $46,694.
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Job Description for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
A vocational rehabilitation counselor is a counselor who specializes in providing services to disabled persons in order to rehabilitate these individuals for employment. This rehabilitation can be mental, physical, and psychological, depending on the client’s needs. This is a position which typically works in an office with a team of other vocational rehabilitation counselors. The position involves physical activities, which can include the physical support of another person. This person wil…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
The top respondents for the job title Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor are from the companies Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation and Ulster-Greene ARC. Reported salaries are highest at Department of Veteran's Affairs where the average pay is $80,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ulster-Greene ARC and Department of Rehabilitation, earning around $52,000 and $50,000, respectively. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation pays the lowest at around $35,000. State of Tennessee (TN) and Division of Vocational Rehabilitation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $38,974 and $40,976, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Employment for Disabled
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Case Management, Employment for Disabled and Patient Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication and Counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
An entry-level Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,246 based on 27 salaries. An early career Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,411 based on 212 salaries. A mid-career Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,595 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,108 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,230.
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Employees with Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Kingston, New York (11.4% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (3.7% less).
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