Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Guidance Counselor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$77,630 / yrTotal Pay
$50,295 / yrBase Pay
$27,335 / yrAdditional Pay

$77,630

 / yr
$37K$491K
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The estimated total pay for a Guidance Counselor is $77,630 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $50,295 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 $27,335 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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Some related job titles are High School Guidance Counselor Salaries with median pay of $81,929, Academic Advisor Salaries with median pay of $74,700, Admissions Counselor Salaries with median pay of $62,440, Career Counselor Salaries with median pay of $66,691.

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New York City Department of Education
3.5

New York City Department of Education

Guidance Counselor

$95,485

 /yr
Range: $60K - $140K

$60K

$140K

$60,000 - $140,173 Range

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National Heritage Academies
3.7

National Heritage Academies

Guidance Counselor

$64,516

 /yr
Range: $62K - $66K

$62K

$66K

$62,219 - $66,042 Range

Children Of America
3.3

Children Of America

Guidance Counselor

$54,281

 /yr
Range: $51K - $61K

$51K

$61K

$50,893 - $61,422 Range

K12
3.1

K12

Guidance Counselor

$67,336

 /yr
Range: $48K - $74K

$48K

$74K

$47,865 - $74,067 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Guidance Counselor

$59,407

 /yr
Range: $56K - $67K

$56K

$67K

$56,070 - $66,955 Range

ComPsych
3.3

ComPsych

Guidance Counselor

$38,002

 /yr
Range: $37K - $43K

$37K

$43K

$36,784 - $43,175 Range

US Forest Service
3.8

US Forest Service

Guidance Counselor

$58,756

 /yr
Range: $59K - $59K

$59K

$59K

$58,756 - $59,342 Range

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Orange County Schools
3.2

Orange County Schools

Guidance Counselor

$50,077

 /yr
Range: $47K - $61K

$47K

$61K

$46,961 - $61,007 Range

School District of Philadelphia
2.9

$68,654

 /yr
Range: $54K - $111K

$54K

$111K

$54,062 - $110,680 Range

Hillsborough County Public Schools
3.0

$57,606

 /yr
Range: $54K - $72K

$54K

$72K

$53,855 - $72,105 Range

Brevard Public Schools
3.0

Brevard Public Schools

Guidance Counselor

$55,034

 /yr
Range: $52K - $55K

$52K

$55K

$52,323 - $55,034 Range

Fayette County Public Schools
4.1

$57,406

 /yr
Range: $57K - $75K

$57K

$75K

$56,654 - $74,882 Range

Indian Prairie School District 204
3.9

Indian Prairie School District 204

Guidance Counselor - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $28 - $29

$28

$29

$28 - $29 Range

YMCA
3.9

YMCA

Guidance Counselor - Hourly

$8

$9

$8 - $9 Range

Dallas Independent School District
3.3

$55K

$83K

$54,893 - $83,130 Range

Chicago Public Schools
3.3

$64K

$77K

$64,155 - $77,446 Range

US Department of the Interior
4.1

US Department of the Interior

Guidance Counselor - Hourly
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$52 -$55

 hourly

$52

$55

$52 - $55 Range

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
3.1

$51K

$56K

$51,042 - $56,314 Range

State of Ohio
3.6

State of Ohio

Guidance Counselor

$69K

$75K

$69,335 - $75,027 Range

Palm Beach County School District
3.6

$46K

$87K

$45,757 - $87,195 Range

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$80,000

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8 days ago by a Student Support Advisor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$96,000

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8 days ago by a School Counselor with more than 15 years of experience

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$22

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$38,000

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

$55,000

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8 days ago by a Student Success Coach with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

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Frequently asked questions about a Guidance Counselor salaries

The national average salary for a Guidance Counselor is $60,297 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Guidance Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 198 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Guidance Counselor employees.

The highest salary for a Guidance Counselor in United States is $90,984 per year.

The lowest salary for a Guidance Counselor in United States is $39,960 per year.

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