Mental Health Counselor Salaries

2,447 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$38,132 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,090
Range$253 - $5,649

How much does a Mental Health Counselor make?

The national average salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $38,132 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,447 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health Counselor employees.

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Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Seneca Family of Agencies

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $24

35 salaries

$18/hr
$15$24

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

RADIAS Health

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $16

19 salaries

$15/hr
$14$16

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Walden Behavioral Care

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $18

19 salaries

$16/hr
$15$18

Mental Health Counselor

MHM Services

$51,170/yr

Range: $48K - $60K

12 salaries

$51,170/yr
$48K$60K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Fred Finch Youth Center

$14/hr

Range: $14 - $18

10 salaries

$14/hr
$14$18

Mental Health Counselor

Children’s Home Society of Florida

$38,221/yr

Range: $37K - $40K

10 salaries

$38,221/yr
$37K$40K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

TaraVista

$19/hr

Range: $16 - $24

8 salaries

$19/hr
$16$24

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Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Chicago Children's Center for Behavioral Health

$16/hr

Range: $15 - $23

8 salaries

$16/hr
$15$23

Mental Health Counselor

Aspire Public Schools

$50,735/yr

Range: $45K - $57K

8 salaries

$50,735/yr
$45K$57K

Mental Health Counselor

Cigna

$48,952/yr

Range: $47K - $50K

8 salaries

$48,952/yr
$47K$50K

Mental Health Counselor

Lutheran Services in Iowa

$45,161/yr

Range: $35K - $46K

7 salaries

$45,161/yr
$35K$46K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Communitas (MA)

$17/hr

Range: $17 - $19

7 salaries

$17/hr
$17$19

Mental Health Counselor

Richmond Area Multi-Services

$44,179/yr

Range: $42K - $51K

7 salaries

$44,179/yr
$42K$51K

Mental Health Counselor

State of South Carolina

$33,646/yr

Range: $31K - $35K

7 salaries

$33,646/yr
$31K$35K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Children's Hospital Colorado

$22/hr

Range: $20 - $24

7 salaries

$22/hr
$20$24

Mental Health Counselor

Florida Department of Health

$41,309/yr

Range: $39K - $42K

6 salaries

$41,309/yr
$39K$42K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Third Way Center

$15/hr

Range: $15 - $20

6 salaries

$15/hr
$15$20

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Bournewood Health Systems

$17/hr

Range: $15 - $18

6 salaries

$17/hr
$15$18

Mental Health Counselor

South Bay Community Services

$52,297/yr

Range: $45K - $65K

5 salaries

$52,297/yr
$45K$65K

Mental Health Counselor - Hourly

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital

$15/hr

Range: $14 - $19

5 salaries

$15/hr
$14$19
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$40,000
per year
A Mental Health Counselor in the Green Bay, WI Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Additional Pay
$500 cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Green Bay, WI Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
A Remote Crisis Counselor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$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
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$30,000
per year
A Mental Health Counselor in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Hospital
$39,000
per year
A Substance Abuse Counselor in the Punta Gorda, FL Area area reported making $39,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Punta Gorda, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$41,000
per year
A Substance Abuse Counselor in the St. Louis, MO Area area reported making $41,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
St. Louis, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$38,000
per year
A Substance Abuse Counselor in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $38,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35
hourly
A Mental Health Counselor in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$19
hourly
A Mental Health Counselor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Youth Counselor in the Davenport, IA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Davenport, IA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization