Employment Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
Mountain View, CA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does an employment counselor make?
Employment Counselors in America make, on average, $39,037 a year or $18.77 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $49,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $30,000 per year. Non Profits companies and Construction companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Employment Counselor salaries include California, Alaska, Nevada, Hawaii, and Utah. The typical tenure for an Employment Counselor is 2.7 years.
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Average Employment Counselor Salary By Location

As an Employment Counselor in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $39,037 per year or $18.77 per hour. The top city when it comes to Employment Counselor salaries is Mountain View, CA at $52,739 per year. The average starting salary in Mountain View, CA for Employment Counselors is $38,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Employment Counselor salaries are California, Alaska, Nevada, Hawaii, and Utah. The lowest earning states are Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Missouri, and Alabama.

Map of Employment Counselor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Employment Counselors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Employment Counselor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Employment Counselor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Non Profits companies and Construction companies have the most job opportunities for Employment Counselors. Apple and Kaiser Permanente are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Change Healthcare and Davis Wright Tremaine report highly competitive salaries for Employment Counselors.

Average Employment Counselor Pay By Industry

Employment Counselor salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Energy companies, Professional companies, and Government companies pay their Employment Counselors well. Energy companies pay their Employment Counselors the highest wages, averaging $42,135 per year. Professional companies and Government companies pay well too, at $41,501 and $39,708, respectively. The types of companies that pay Employment Counselors the least are in the Non Profits industry, where the average annual salary is $36,961.
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Employment Counselor Salary History

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Ashburn, VA

Employment Counselor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Employment Counselor can range from $29,297 to $51,023 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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