How much does a Residential Counselor make?

Updated Nov 30, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$33,285 /yr
Average Base Pay

460 salaries

$27K

Low

$33K

Average

$41K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Residential Counselor is $33,285 per year in the United States. The average additional cash compensation for a Residential Counselor in the United States is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 460 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Residential Counselor employees in the United States.

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$44,182

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Justice Resource Institute
4

Justice Resource Institute

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19
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$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

Vinfen
3.2

Vinfen

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

SERV
2.5

SERV

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Becket Family Services
3.7

Becket Family Services

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

Cambridge Eating Disorder Center
3.1

Cambridge Eating Disorder Center

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $18

$13

$18

$13 - $18 Range

Edinburg Center
3.6

Edinburg Center

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Unum
3.7

Unum

Residential Counselor

$35,308

 /yr
Range: $34K - $39K

$34K

$39K

$34,476 - $39,487 Range

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Community Resources For Justice
2.6

Community Resources For Justice

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $20

$13

$20

$13 - $20 Range

Evolve Treatment Centers
3.5

Evolve Treatment Centers

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $20

$16

$20

$16 - $20 Range

CareLink Community Support Services
3.9

CareLink Community Support Services

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $15

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

Rogers Behavioral Health
3.4

Rogers Behavioral Health

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $21

$14

$21

$14 - $21 Range

Center For Discovery
3.2

Center For Discovery

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Marriott International
4.1

Marriott International

Residential Counselor

$35,252

 /yr
Range: $34K - $38K

$34K

$38K

$34,164 - $37,740 Range

Volunteers of America
3.2

Volunteers of America

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

Boys Hope Girls Hope
3.3

Boys Hope Girls Hope

Residential Counselor

$31,452

 /yr
Range: $25K - $40K

$25K

$40K

$25,079 - $40,140 Range

Merakey
3.1

Merakey

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $15

$12

$15

$12 - $15 Range

Arrow Child & Family Ministries
2.7

Arrow Child & Family Ministries

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

DESC
3.6

DESC

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $20

$13

$20

$13 - $20 Range

YAI - Seeing beyond disability
3.5

YAI - Seeing beyond disability

Residential Counselor

$32,072

 /yr
Range: $29K - $46K

$29K

$46K

$28,710 - $46,357 Range

Woods Services
3.5

Woods Services

Residential Counselor - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Residential Counselor salaries

The national average salary for a Residential Counselor is $33,285 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Residential Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 460 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Residential Counselor employees.

The highest salary for a Residential Counselor in United States is $40,929 per year.

The lowest salary for a Residential Counselor in United States is $27,068 per year.

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

Recent Salary Reports

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

$18
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Barnstable Town, MA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Barnstable Town, MA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$16
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$18
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Portland, OR Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$29
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Lancaster, PA Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Lancaster, PA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Nonprofit Organization
$35,000
per year
A Residential Counselor in the Nashville, TN Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Nashville, TN Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$14
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Taylorville, IL Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Taylorville, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Residential Support Worker in the Burlington, VT Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Burlington, VT Area area
Per Diem
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$15
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Springfield, MA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Springfield, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$19
hourly
A Residential Specialist in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $19 per hour
Job Highlights
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
A Residential Counselor in the Burlington, VT Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Burlington, VT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization