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Employment Counselor Salary

$64,782 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Employment Counselor is $64,782 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Employment Counselor is between $46,857 and $79,678. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Employment Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Advises and provides guidance services with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems.
  • Collects, organizes, and analyzes information about individuals through records, tests, interviews, and professional sources.
  • Counsels individuals and provides group educational and vocational guidance services.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Employment Counselor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Counselors, All Other

Job family population: 27,150

Estimated population of Employment Counselor jobs: 2,997

Rate of error: 3.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Employment Counselor Job Listings for United States

Education & Employment Counselor I
Jun 3
San Francisco, CA, USA
Larkin Street Youth Services
Education & Employment Counselor I REPORTS TO: Program Manager of Larkin Street Academy PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Support the employment and educational needs of the Larkin Street youth. Instruct and ...
Evening Counselor
May 31
Boston, MA, USA
ACE Employment Services, Inc.
Our client in Boston is looking for an evening counselor. The hours are Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun, 2 ... 1989 ACE Employment Services Inc. has been matching top talent to companies hiring across ...
Mental Health Counselor II/Employment Liaison - VWC
Jun 18
Van Nuys, CA, USA
Under the direction and supervision of the Program Managers for Victory Wellness and Valley Employment Services, the Employment Liaison (EL) is responsible for providing pre-vocational services ...
Global Employment Counsel
Apr 27
Seattle, United States
F5 Networks
As the Global Employment Counsel, you will positively impact the F5 employee experience and help promote compliance with F5 policy. You will lead employment litigation, government agency ...
Counselor / Educator- Part Time
Jun 6
Downingtown, PA, USA
Main Line Rehabilitation Associates, Inc.
Counselor / Therapeutic Support Looking for a great job in Education, Rehabilitation Counseling ... Equa l Opportunity Employer MLRA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all ...
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