How much does a Foster Care Counselor make?

Updated Apr 20, 2021

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$40,178 /yr
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12 salaries

$29K

Low

$40K

Average

$56K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Foster Care Counselor is $40,178 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Foster Care Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Foster Care Counselor employees.

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Youth Villages
3.2

Youth Villages

Foster Care Counselor

$37,638

 /yr
Range: $31K - $406K
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$31K

$406K

$31,120 - $406,440 Range

Our Childrens Homestead
3.6

Our Childrens Homestead

Foster Care Counselor
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$50K -$54K

$50K

$54K

$50,101 - $54,224 Range

Western Michigan University
4.1

Western Michigan University

Foster Care Counselor
About 

$41K -$44K

$41K

$44K

$41,136 - $44,039 Range

SCO Family of Services
3.1

SCO Family of Services

Foster Care Counselor
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$55K -$60K

$55K

$60K

$55,323 - $59,901 Range

Children’s Home Society of Florida
3.5

Children’s Home Society of Florida

Foster Care Counselor
About 

$35K -$38K

$35K

$38K

$35,162 - $38,328 Range

Judson Center
3.8

Judson Center

Foster Care Counselor - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

Woodbourne center

Foster Care Counselor - Hourly
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CA$16 -CA$17

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CA$16

CA$17

CA$16 - CA$17 Range

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
3

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health

Rehabilitation Counselor (Foster Care Supervisor)
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$59K -$63K

$59K

$63K

$58,743 - $63,143 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Foster Care Counselor salaries

The national average salary for a Foster Care Counselor is $40,178 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Foster Care Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Foster Care Counselor employees.

The highest salary for a Foster Care Counselor in United States is $56,231 per year.

The lowest salary for a Foster Care Counselor in United States is $28,707 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Foster Care Counselor or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Foster Care Counselor.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$85,000
per year
A RN Care Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$16
hourly
A Nursing Care Partner in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Norfolk, VA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$75,000
per year
A RN Care Manager in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$26
hourly
A Care Manager in the Oshkosh, WI Area area reported making $26 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Oshkosh, WI Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$55,000
per year
A Care Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$61
hourly
A RN Care Manager in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $61 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$18
hourly
A Care Coordinator in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Additional Pay
$150 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A RN Care Manager in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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