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Vocational Rehabilitator - Federal Salaries of 2022

Pay Rates for "Vocational Rehabilitator"

How much does a Vocational Rehabilitator in the federal government get paid? $77,466.98* *Based on the 2022 average.

Vocational Rehabilitator was the 193rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2022, with 730 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2022, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Vocational Rehabilitation, with an average salary of $77,581.

Government Vocational Rehabilitation jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Vocational Rehabilitation job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation covers positions requiring the application of knowledge of training programs and occupational information in relation to vocational rehabilitation problems of the physically or mentally disabled, or of other individuals whose background or lack of job skills impairs their employ ability. The work involves planning training programs for these individuals; placing them in gainful employment; and supervising them while in training and during adjustment to the job. The duties require knowledge of vocational training concepts and practices; of the employment market; of training facilities; and of skill demands and environmental conditions in occupations and in specific jobs in relation to their suitability for the training and employment of the persons served by the rehabilitation program. The work also involves the application of counseling techniques and methodology in motivating these individuals and helping them to adjust successfully to the training or work situation; however, full professional counseling knowledge is not required.

Agencies that have hired a Vocational Rehabilitator

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 706 $77,580.50
Forest Service 17 $64,622.24
Office of the Director 3 $123,360.00
Office of the Committee for Purchase from People Blind 2 $81,822.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $86,074.00
Indian Affairs 1 $60,687.00

Vocational Rehabilitator Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Vocational Rehabilitator is $77,466.98. The highest paid Vocational Rehabilitator made $151,479 in 2022.

Common Vocational Rehabilitator Payscales

Payscale Number of Vocational Rehabilitation Employees
GS - General Schedule 730

Starting Paygrade: $28,921.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 1700 EDUCATION GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Vocational Rehabilitation jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
PackagingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Agricultural Program SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Range TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Procurement Clerical and TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Industrial Engineering TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Vocational Rehabilitation Pay Trend from 2004 to 2022

In 2004, the average pay for a Vocational Rehabilitator was $58,849. Since then, the average pay has increased to $77,467 in 2022.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1715.

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