Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Counselor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$57,945 / yrTotal Pay
$39,169 / yrBase Pay
$18,776 / yrAdditional Pay

$57,945

 / yr
$27K$359K
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The estimated total pay for a Counselor is $57,945 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $39,169 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,776 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$57,945 /yr
Counselor
$57,939 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Counselor?

Some related job titles are Career Counselor Salaries with median pay of $66,717, Mental Health Therapist Salaries with median pay of $83,419, School Counselor Salaries with median pay of $77,271, Academic Advisor Salaries with median pay of $74,735.

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YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Counselor - Hourly

$7

$19

$7 - $19 Range

Behavioral Health Group
3.0

Behavioral Health Group

Counselor - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $14 - $29

$14

$29

$14 - $29 Range

Pinnacle Treatment Centers
3.4

$30K

$57K

$30,274 - $57,137 Range

Center For Discovery
3.1

Center For Discovery

Counselor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $14 - $26

$14

$26

$14 - $26 Range

Progress Foundation
3.2

Progress Foundation

Counselor - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $14 - $25

$14

$25

$14 - $25 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Counselor - Hourly

$7

$28

$7 - $28 Range

New Season
3.2

New Season

Counselor - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

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Center For Discovery
3.1

Center For Discovery

Counselor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

Spectrum Health Systems
3.2

$43,591

 /yr
Range: $36K - $63K

$36K

$63K

$36,303 - $63,000 Range

Pyramid Healthcare
2.7

$41,686

 /yr
Range: $32K - $47K

$32K

$47K

$31,733 - $47,420 Range

Operation Par
4.0

Operation Par

Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $20

$13

$20

$13 - $20 Range

BayMark Health Services
2.7

$54,419

 /yr
Range: $46K - $66K

$46K

$66K

$45,970 - $65,525 Range

Acadia Healthcare
3.0

Acadia Healthcare

Counselor - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $15 - $29

$15

$29

$15 - $29 Range

American Behavioral Health Systems
1.9

$29

$30

$29 - $30 Range

Gateway Foundation
3.0

Gateway Foundation

Counselor - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $21

$15

$21

$15 - $21 Range

MAB Community Services
3.4

MAB Community Services

Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $16 - $16

$16

$16

$16 - $16 Range

Youth Villages
3.4

$41,100

 /yr
Range: $35K - $52K

$35K

$52K

$34,651 - $52,198 Range

Seneca Family of Agencies
4.2

$42K

$72K

$41,638 - $72,189 Range

Helio Health
4.1

Helio Health

Counselor - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $28

$17

$28

$17 - $28 Range

Vibrant Emotional Health
2.7

$46,856

 /yr
Range: $38K - $61K

$38K

$61K

$38,000 - $60,537 Range

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Genetic Counselor in United States of America

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$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Genetic Counselor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$28

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Community Counselor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$47,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Counselor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$55,125

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Counselor with less than one year of experience

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Outreach Counselor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Counselor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$45,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Victim Counselor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Licensed Professional Counselor with 1 to 3 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Peer Counselor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$54,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Counselor with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Counselor salaries

The national average salary for a Counselor is $44,145 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4556 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Counselor employees.

The highest salary for a Counselor in United States is $67,305 per year.

The lowest salary for a Counselor in United States is $28,954 per year.

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