Mental Health Counselor Salaries

1,232 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$44,566 / yr
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How much does a Mental Health Counselor make?

The national average salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $44,566 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,232 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Counselor employees.

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Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Seneca Family of Agencies

$20/hr

Range: $16 - $25

47 salaries

$20/hr
$16$25

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Walden Behavioral Care

$17/hr

Range: $15 - $18

34 salaries

$17/hr
$15$18

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

RADIAS Health

$16/hr

Range: $14 - $17

27 salaries

$16/hr
$14$17

Mental Health Counselor

MHM Services

$53,559/yr

Range: $49K - $63K

16 salaries

$53,559/yr
$49K$63K

Mental Health Counselor

South Bay Community Services

$46,601/yr

Range: $31K - $71K

16 salaries

$46,601/yr
$31K$71K

Mental Health Counselor

Children’s Home Society of Florida

$39,245/yr

Range: $38K - $41K

12 salaries

$39,245/yr
$38K$41K

Mental Health Counselor

Richmond Area Multi-Services

$51,461/yr

Range: $43K - $54K

11 salaries

$51,461/yr
$43K$54K

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Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

TaraVista

$19/hr

Range: $17 - $25

11 salaries

$19/hr
$17$25

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Fred Finch Youth Center

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $19

10 salaries

$15/hr
$14$19

Mental Health Counselor

Aspire Public Schools

$54,966/yr

Range: $46K - $71K

10 salaries

$54,966/yr
$46K$71K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Chicago Children's Center for Behavioral Health

$17/hr

Range: $15 - $24

9 salaries

$17/hr
$15$24

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Third Way Center

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $20

9 salaries

$16/hr
$15$20

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Options for Community Living

$18/hr

Range: $16 - $23

9 salaries

$18/hr
$16$23

Mental Health Counselor

Private Practice Group

$78,561/yr

Range: $43K - $101K

8 salaries

$78,561/yr
$43K$101K

Mental Health Counselor

Cigna

$50,263/yr

Range: $49K - $52K

8 salaries

$50,263/yr
$49K$52K

Mental Health Counselor

Catholic Charities USA

$50,857/yr

Range: $41K - $58K

8 salaries

$50,857/yr
$41K$58K

Mental Health Counselor

Lutheran Services in Iowa

$46,430/yr

Range: $36K - $55K

8 salaries

$46,430/yr
$36K$55K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Walden Behavioral Care

$17/hr

Range: $16 - $17

8 salaries

$17/hr
$16$17

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School (O-School)

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $25

8 salaries

$18/hr
$17$25

Mental Health Counselor

Centerstone

$38,866/yr

Range: $31K - $54K

7 salaries

$38,866/yr
$31K$54K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$70,000
per year
A Licensed Clinical mental health counselor in the Spokane, WA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Spokane, WA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$20
hourly
A Substance Abuse Counselor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$23
hourly
A Crisis Counselor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$52,000
per year
A Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $52,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$30
hourly
A LPC Therapist in the Florence, SC Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Florence, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Mental Health Counselor in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$59,000
per year
A Therapist LPC in the Norfolk, VA Area area reported making $59,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Norfolk, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government