How much does a Adoption Counselor make?

Updated Jun 7, 2021

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$30,119 /yr
Average Base Pay

121 salaries

$20K

Low

$30K

Average

$46K

High

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The national average salary for a Adoption Counselor is $30,119 in United States. Filter by location to see Adoption Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 121 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Adoption Counselor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Social Worker$54,183 /yr
L3
Senior Social Worker$61,510 /yr
L4
Lead Social Worker$71,252 /yr
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Wisconsin Humane Society
3.9

Wisconsin Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $15
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$11

$15

$11 - $15 Range

Humane Society of Missouri
3.3

Humane Society of Missouri

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $11

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

Animal Care Centers of NYC
2.9

Animal Care Centers of NYC

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Atlanta Humane Society
2.7

Atlanta Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $13

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Austin Pets Alive!
3.3

Austin Pets Alive!

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $12 - $13

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

Humane Rescue Alliance
3.1

Humane Rescue Alliance

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

Humane Society Silicon Valley
2.3

Humane Society Silicon Valley

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $19

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

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Arizona Animal Welfare League
2.7

Arizona Animal Welfare League

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $12

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

Greenville Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $10 - $12

$10

$12

$10 - $12 Range

San Diego Humane Society
3.8

San Diego Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $16

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Kentucky Humane Society
3.6

Kentucky Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $10 - $10

$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

2.8

SICSA Pet Adoption Center

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $13

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Animal Defense League
2.4

Animal Defense League

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $14

$11

$14

$11 - $14 Range

MSPCA Angell
3.6

MSPCA Angell

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $17

$17

$17

$17 - $17 Range

Great Plains SPCA
3.9

Great Plains SPCA

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $10 - $13

$10

$13

$10 - $13 Range

Kentucky Humane Society
3.6

Kentucky Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $11

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

2.9

KC Pet Project

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $10 - $11

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

San Antonio Pets Alive!
3.8

San Antonio Pets Alive!

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $11

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

Asheville Humane Society
3.7

Asheville Humane Society

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $11

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

3

Humane League of Lancaster County

Adoption Counselor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $11 - $11

$11

$11

$11 - $11 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$62,000
per year
A Social Worker in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$86,196
per year
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $86,196 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$33
hourly
A Social Worker in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
A Social Worker in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$38
hourly
A Social Worker in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $38 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$37,000
per year
A Guardianship Specialist in the Detroit, MI Area area reported making $37,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Detroit, MI Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$41,672
per year
A Family Preservation Specialist in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $41,672 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$60,500
per year
A Social Worker in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $60,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
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