Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a School Counselor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$78,315 / yrTotal Pay
$51,357 / yrBase Pay
$26,958 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,315

 / yr
$39K$548K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a School Counselor is $78,315 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,357 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 $26,958 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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What are some related job titles for School Counselor?

Some related job titles are After School Counselor Salaries with median pay of $52,955, College Counselor Salaries with median pay of $75,824, High School Counselor Salaries with median pay of $79,232, School Guidance Counselor Salaries with median pay of $81,728.

What are total pay estimates for a School Counselor at different companies?

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New York City Department of Education
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School CounselorSee 48 salaries from all locations716 open jobs

$71,658

 / yr

$59,575

 / yr

$64,305

 / yr

$5,298

 / mo

$63,484

 / yr

$58,870

 / yr

$62,856

 / yr

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$60,288

 / yr

$66,096

 / yr

$60,789

 / yr

$63,345

 / yr

$62,627

 / yr

$61,378

 / yr

$62,896

 / yr

$60,670

 / yr

$63,017

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$63,102

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$61,660

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What is the pay outlook for Education?

Job growth in education remains steady, with modest growth in salaries and greater opportunities for workers with STEM specialization or those with advanced degrees. Opportunities are likely to persist with the projected rise in student enrollment in the coming years. Jobs are often reliant upon state and local budgets with public sector benefits being an attractive feature for many job-seekers.

Recent school counselor Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

School Counselor

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$102,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
School Counselor

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$92,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
School Counselor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$52,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
School Counselor

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$38,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
School Counselor

United States of America

 | <1 year

$56,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

<1 year
Yesterday
Membership Advisor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$60,000

/yr

$30K | $30K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
School Counselor

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
School Counselor

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$51,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

School Counselor pay FAQ

The national average salary for a School Counselor is $51,357 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a School Counselor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2579 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a School Counselor employees.

The highest salary for a School Counselor in United States is $69,596 per year.

The lowest salary for a School Counselor in United States is $37,898 per year.

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