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Rehabilitation Counselor Salary

$35,328 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$456

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Rehabilitation Counselor is $35,328 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Rehabilitation Counselor is between $26,955 and $42,230. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Rehabilitation Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Counsels handicapped individuals to provide vocational rehabilitation services: interviews and evaluates handicapped applicants, and confers with medical and professional personnel to determine type and degree of handicap, eligibility for service, and feasibility of vocational rehabilitation.
  • Accepts or recommends acceptance of suitable candidates.
  • Determines suitable job or business consistent with applicant's desires, aptitudes, and physical, mental, and emotional limitations.
  • Plans and arranges for applicant to study or train for job.
  • Assists applicant with personal adjustment throughout rehabilitation program.
  • Aids applicant in obtaining medical and social services during training.
  • Promotes and develops job openings and places qualified applicant in employment.
  • May specialize in type of disability, such as mental illness, alcohol abuse, hearing and visual impairment, or readjustment after prison release.
Rehabilitation Counselor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Rehabilitation Counselors

Job family population: 106,860

Estimated population of Rehabilitation Counselor jobs: 10,639

Rate of error: 1.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,955
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 simply 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), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Rehabilitation Counselor Job Listings for United States

Residential Rehabilitation Counselor - FT, PT, or on-call
Nov 19
Vancouver, WA, USA
Columbia River Mental Health Services
We are seeking a Residential Rehab Counselor to join our residential team. Elahan Place facility provides residential rehabilitation and crisis stabilization program which offers a safe, structured ...
Counselor / Educator- Part Time *with SIGNING BONUS*
Nov 13
Beaver, PA, USA
Main Line Rehabilitation Associates, Inc.
Counselor / Therapeutic Support Looking for a great job in Education, Rehabilitation Counseling, Human Services, or Psychology with the leading provider of Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy for over ...
Youth Rehabilitation Counselor
Oct 16
New Castle, DE, USA
State of Delaware
Multipurpose Facility, Building #9 Wilmington, DE 19805 Youth Rehabilitation Counselor (DYRS) / Youth Rehabilitation Treatment Specialist (DYRS) ï‚· Casual/Seasonal AND Full-Time ï‚· Positions ...
Child and Adult in home Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor
Nov 15
Elkton, MD, USA
Advantage Psychiatric Services LLC
Community mental health agency is seeking to fill a full-time position within our Child and Adult Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP). PRP counselors are responsible for assessing the needs of ...
Adult Offsite Psychiatric Rehabilitation Counselor
Oct 28
White Marsh, MD, USA
Advantage Psychiatric Services LLC
Community mental health agency is seeking to fill a full-time position within our Adult Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program (PRP). PRP counselors are responsible for assessing the needs of clients ...

The average pay for a Rehabilitation Counselor is $35,328 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Rehabilitation Counselor is between $26,955 and $42,230. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Rehabilitation Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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