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Employment Counselor Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$69,015 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Employment Counselor is $69,015 a year and $33 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Employment Counselor is between $49,919 and $84,884. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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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 Chicago, Illinois, 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 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Employment Counselor Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Substance Counselor
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Haymarket Center
Substance Abuse Counselor (LSW, CADC, LPC, LCPC, LCSW ONLY) Facilitates and monitors physical and ... The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment ...
In-House: Part-Time Employment Attorney - Western Chicago Suburb
Apr 29
Chicago, IL, USA
McCormack Schreiber Legal Search Inc.
Candidates should have strong employment counseling and general HR experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for great work life balance - and benefits - to join the in ...
Counselor, LCSW or Psy. D - Garfield Park & Surrounding
Apr 24
Chicago, IL, USA
In-Home Counseling Services
In-Home Counseling provides individual, couples and family therapy for adolescents, adults and ... All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color ...
Licensed Professional Counselor - LPC
May 21
Kenosha, WI, USA
Kenosha Community Health Center
Kenosha Community Health Center is seeking a Licensed Professional Counselor to work in our various ... All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color ...
Counsel Labor and Employment
May 17
Green Oaks, IL, USA
Abbott Laboratories
Provide legal counsel to management regarding all employment and labor law issues, including restrictive covenants * Provide employment and labor law support on merger and acquisition agreements, due ...
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