Salary: Mental Health Counselor in United States | Glassdoor

Mental Health Counselor Salaries in United States

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1,447 SalariesUpdated Dec 11, 2017
Average Base Pay
$42,894/yr
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$35K
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$43K
Average
$52K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,176
Range$269 - $6,204
How much does a Mental Health Counselor make?

The national average salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $42,894 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Counselor employees.

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      Seneca Family of Agencies
      $16/hr
      21 salaries
      $16/hr
      $14$19
      Walden Behavioral Care
      $16/hr
      17 salaries
      $16/hr
      $15$22
      Children’s Home Society of Florida
      $35,866/yr
      10 salaries
      $35,866/yr
      $35K$37K
      MHM Services
      $50,195/yr
      10 salaries
      $50,195/yr
      $47K$58K
      Fred Finch Youth Center
      $14/hr
      9 salaries
      $14/hr
      $12$17
      RADIAS Health
      $14/hr
      9 salaries
      $14/hr
      $13$15
      Cigna
      $45,923/yr
      8 salaries
      $45,923/yr
      $44K$47K

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      Aspire Public Schools
      $48,030/yr
      8 salaries
      $48,030/yr
      $42K$53K
      Lutheran Services in Iowa
      $40,965/yr
      7 salaries
      $40,965/yr
      $33K$44K
      Richmond Area Multi-Services
      $42,921/yr
      7 salaries
      $42,921/yr
      $36K$52K
      East Middlesx Association Retarded CI
      $16/hr
      7 salaries
      $16/hr
      $16$18
      Florida Department of Health
      $38,384/yr
      6 salaries
      $38,384/yr
      $36K$39K
      State of South Carolina
      $31,431/yr
      6 salaries
      $31,431/yr
      $29K$33K
      Apollo Education Group
      $55,105/yr
      5 salaries
      $55,105/yr
      $53K$60K
      John Muir Health
      $31/hr
      5 salaries
      $31/hr
      $25$35
      Options for Community Living
      $13/hr
      5 salaries
      $13/hr
      $12$14
      Third Way Center
      $15/hr
      5 salaries
      $15/hr
      $14$18
      Bournewood Health Systems
      $16/hr
      5 salaries
      $16/hr
      $16$17
      CONNELLSVILLE COUNSELING CENTER
      $46,792/yr
      5 salaries
      $46,792/yr
      $45K$49K
      Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas | HCSC
      $46,746/yr
      4 salaries
      $46,746/yr
      $44K$49K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Mental Health Counselor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $16
      hourly
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $35
      hourly
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Norwich, CT Area area reported making $35 per hour
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Norwich, CT Area area
      Part-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $45,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $38,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $38,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $48,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
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