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Counselor Orientation & Mobility Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$85,157 (USD)

Average Salary

$41/hr

Average Hourly

$1,269

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Counselor Orientation & Mobility is $85,157 a year and $41 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Counselor Orientation & Mobility is between $60,902 and $105,172. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assists blind and visually impaired clients to achieve personal adjustment and maximum independence through training in techniques of daily living: interviews clients, analyzes client's lifestyle, and administers assessment tests to determine present and required or desired orientation and mobility skills.
  • Trains clients in awareness of physical environment through sense of smell, hearing, and touch, and to travel alone, with or without cane, through use of variety of actual or simulated travel situations and exercises.
  • Teaches clients personal and home management skills, and communication skills, such as eating, grooming, dressing, coin and money identification, cooking, and use of telephone and bathroom facilities.
  • Teaches clients to protect body, using hands and arms to detect obstacles.
  • Instructs clients in arts, crafts, and recreational skills, such as macrame, leatherworking, sewing, ceramics, and playing piano to improve sense of touch, coordination, and motor skills.
  • Teaches clients to read and write braille.
  • Instructs client in use of reading machines and common electrical devices, and in development of effective listening techniques.
  • Instructs clients in group activities, such as swimming, dancing, or playing modified sports activities to encourage and increase capacity for social participation and improve general health.
  • Prepares progress report to allow members of rehabilitation team to evaluate clients' ability to perform varied activities essential to daily living.
  • May develop and implement individualized orientation and mobility instructional program for blin.
Counselor Orientation & Mobility Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Therapists, All Other

Job family population: 12,020

Estimated population of Counselor Orientation & Mobility jobs: 11,123

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$98,721
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Counselor Orientation & Mobility Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Vocovision Jobs
May 6
New York, NY, USA
SLPJobs.com
Teachers of the Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility Specialists * Teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing * Sign Language Interpreters * School Social Workers/Counselors Requirements * Must ...
Massage Therapist - Port Washington
Mar 11
Massage Envy
... mobility, and performance. * Build relationships with members and guests to help them pursue their ... counsel to ensure that personal trainers can deliver stretch services in your state or city. ...
Human Resources Generalist
May 8
New York, NY, USA
Akelius Real Estate Management
Conducting new employee orientations and employee relations counseling * Overseeing exit interviews ... You have also great opportunities for growth and career mobility along with opportunities to ...
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