Career Counselor Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

Median salaries for most career counselors in America fall between $31,253-$57,832. Total compensation including bonuses is between 31,253 and $60,883 a year. Many career counselors will augment their salary by working in special programs during summer months.

Career counselors employed by colleges and universities earn more than those working at high schools. Wages and compensation for career counselors will vary based on experience, location and employer.

For career counselor seeking job opportunities in higher education prospects are bright. Faster than average (34%) job growth expected for school and career counselors employed at colleges, universities and professional schools for several years.

If you want to maximize your earning potential it is important that you earn an advanced degree. More and more employers are requiring that the candidates they interview have a master's degree in a related field or subject.



Career Counselor, Undergraduate Career Development
Columbia University |

Provide individual and group career development counseling to students. Career development counseling will include designing, organizing and delivering...

2017-2018 School Counselor - High School
Atlanta Public Schools |

The Counselor at Douglass High School provides counseling services to students, teachers, parents, and others regarding personal, academic, and career issues....

Career Specialist - Pre Admissions
State of South Carolina |

Pre-Admissions Career Advising and Outreach:. Experience and/or knowledge of career advising/development/advising principles;...

Career Counselor 2
Penn State University |

The Academic and Career Planning Center (ACPC) at Penn State Behrend, is accepting applications for a Career Counselor....

Assistant Director for Career Education & Counseling
Occidental College |

About Career Services. Collaborating with Career Services staff to develop and execute on the Career Center strategic plan....


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Payscale.com, Salary.com

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