How much does a Child Counselor make?

Updated Sep 1, 2021

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$44,716 /yr
Average Base Pay

13,032 salaries

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$30K

Low

$45K

Average

$67K

High

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The national average salary for Child Counselor is $44,716 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Child Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13032 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Child Counselor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Counselor$44,146 /yr
L3
Senior Counselor$47,419 /yr
L4
Staff Counselor$47,227 /yr
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2.3

All Of Gods Childrens Group Home

Child Counselor - Hourly
About 

$11 -$13

 hourly
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$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

Sanctuary for Families
3.5

Sanctuary for Families

Child Counselor
About 

$57K -$61K

$57K

$61K

$57,228 - $61,057 Range

4.2

Manhattan Country Club

Child Counselor - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

Adriana San Millan Counseling Services

Child Counselor - Hourly
About 

$54 -$59

 hourly

$54

$59

$54 - $59 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Child Care Counselor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $9 - $11

$9

$11

$9 - $11 Range

Hillsides
4

Hillsides

Child Care Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $16

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

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3

Bonnie Brae

Child Care Counselor - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $19

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

St. Ann's Home & School
2.8

St. Ann's Home & School

Child Care Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Child Watch Counselor - Hourly

$9

 /hr
Range: $9 - $10

$9

$10

$9 - $10 Range

Koinonia Family Services
3.1

Koinonia Family Services

Child Care Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Child Care Counselor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $17

$8

$17

$8 - $17 Range

Suika Education

Child Development Counselor - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $21 - $22

$21

$22

$21 - $22 Range

KidsPeace
3

KidsPeace

Child Care Counselor - Hourly
About 

$11 -$16

 hourly

$11

$16

$11 - $16 Range

TLC Child and Family Services
2.4

TLC Child and Family Services

Child Care Counselor - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Bethesda Children's Home
2.1

Bethesda Children's Home

Child Care Counselor - Hourly
About 

$11 -$13

 hourly

$11

$13

$11 - $13 Range

CFG Health Network
3.3

CFG Health Network

Child Life Counselor - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Associated Recreation Council
3.3

Associated Recreation Council

School-Age Child Care Counselor - Hourly
About 

$16 -$19

 hourly

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Youth Villages
3.2

Youth Villages

Child Counselor I
About 

$36K -$38K

$36K

$38K

$35,646 - $38,324 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Child Care Counselor - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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The national average salary for a Child Counselor is $44,716 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Child Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13032 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Child Counselor employees.

The highest salary for a Child Counselor in United States is $67,269 per year.

The lowest salary for a Child Counselor in United States is $29,724 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent child counselor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$45,000
per year
An Admisson Counselor in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$13
hourly
A Peer Counselor in the Knoxville, TN Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Knoxville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$42
hourly
A Counselor in the Idaho Falls, ID Area area reported making $42 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Idaho Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$41,500
per year
An Admissions Counselor in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $41,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$7
hourly
A Counselor in the Waycross, GA Area area reported making $7 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Waycross, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$12
hourly
A Counselor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$40,000
per year
A Counselor in the Altoona, PA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Altoona, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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