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Mental Health Counselor Salaries

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1,518 SalariesUpdated Feb 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$45,449/yr
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$33K
Low
$45K
Average
$64K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,220
Range$278 - $6,496
How much does a Mental Health Counselor make?

The national average salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $45,449 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,518 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Counselor employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Seneca Family of Agencies
      $16/hr
      Range: $14 - $19
      23 salaries
      $16
      $14$19
      Walden Behavioral Care
      $16/hr
      Range: $15 - $22
      17 salaries
      $16
      $15$22
      RADIAS Health
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $15
      11 salaries
      $15
      $14$15
      Children’s Home Society of Florida
      $35,866/yr
      Range: $35K - $37K
      10 salaries
      $35,866
      $35K$37K
      MHM Services
      $50,195/yr
      Range: $47K - $58K
      10 salaries
      $50,195
      $47K$58K
      Fred Finch Youth Center
      $14/hr
      Range: $12 - $17
      9 salaries
      $14
      $12$17
      Cigna
      $45,923/yr
      Range: $44K - $47K
      8 salaries
      $45,923
      $44K$47K

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      Aspire Public Schools
      $48,030/yr
      Range: $42K - $53K
      8 salaries
      $48,030
      $42K$53K
      Lutheran Services in Iowa
      $40,965/yr
      Range: $33K - $44K
      7 salaries
      $40,965
      $33K$44K
      Richmond Area Multi-Services
      $42,921/yr
      Range: $36K - $52K
      7 salaries
      $42,921
      $36K$52K
      East Middlesx Association Retarded CI
      $16/hr
      Range: $16 - $18
      7 salaries
      $16
      $16$18
      Florida Department of Health
      $38,384/yr
      Range: $36K - $39K
      6 salaries
      $38,384
      $36K$39K
      State of South Carolina
      $31,431/yr
      Range: $29K - $33K
      6 salaries
      $31,431
      $29K$33K
      Apollo Education Group
      $55,105/yr
      Range: $53K - $60K
      5 salaries
      $55,105
      $53K$60K
      John Muir Health
      $31/hr
      Range: $25 - $35
      5 salaries
      $31
      $25$35
      Options for Community Living
      $13/hr
      Range: $12 - $14
      5 salaries
      $13
      $12$14
      Third Way Center
      $15/hr
      Range: $14 - $18
      5 salaries
      $15
      $14$18
      Chicago Children's Center for Behavioral Health
      $15/hr
      Range: $13 - $16
      5 salaries
      $15
      $13$16
      Bournewood Health Systems
      $16/hr
      Range: $16 - $17
      5 salaries
      $16
      $16$17
      CONNELLSVILLE COUNSELING CENTER
      $46,792/yr
      Range: $45K - $49K
      5 salaries
      $46,792
      $45K$49K

      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Mental Health Counselor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $48,000
      per year
      A Marriage and Family Therapist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $48,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      51 to 200 employees
      Company - Private
      $17
      hourly
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $17 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Boston, MA Area area
       
      Part-time
      Hospital
      $42,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $42,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $35,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $35,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Hospital
      $24
      hourly
      A Mental Health Worker in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $24 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
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