Camp Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$24,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$37,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Geisinger Health Plan
Highest Paying City
Scottsdale, AZ
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
1.3 years
How much does a camp counselor make?
Camp Counselors in America make an average salary of $24,902 per year or $11.97 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $37,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $16,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Camp Counselors are Hospitality companies and Non Profits companies. Some of the states with the best Camp Counselor salaries are Alaska, Maine, Hawaii, Arizona, and Washington. The typical tenure for a Camp Counselor is 1.2 years.
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Counselor
$39,400

Average Camp Counselor Salary By Location

As a Camp Counselor in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $24,902 per year or $11.97 per hour. Scottsdale, AZ reports the highest annual salary for Camp Counselors at 30,908. Even an entry-level Camp Counselor makes $17,000 per year in Scottsdale, AZ. Alaska, Maine, Hawaii, Arizona, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Camp Counselors. New Mexico, Wyoming, North Carolina, Alabama, and Michigan are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Camp Counselor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Camp Counselors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Camp Counselor Salary By Company

Camp Counselors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Camp Counselors are in Hospitality companies and Non Profits companies. Camp Counselors at Geisinger Health Plan and Oklahoma City Public Schools report the highest salaries. Companies like Sparrow Health System and Galileo also report very competitive wages for Camp Counselors.

Average Camp Counselor Pay By Industry

Wages for Camp Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Professional companies, and Education companies pay higher-than-average wages for Camp Counselors. Salaries for Camp Counselors in Manufacturing companies average $26,949 annually, while Professional companies and Education companies pay $26,114 and $26,082, respectively. At $23,968, the average salary for Camp Counselors in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$26,949
$27k
Professional
Professional
$26,114
$26k
Education
Education
$26,082
$26k
Health Care
Health Care
$25,395
$25k
Government
Government
$24,365
$24k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$24,266
$24k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$23,968
$24k

Camp Counselor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Camp Counselor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Camp Counselor can range from $18,568 to $23,110 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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$29,218
$29,218
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$19,722
$19,722
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$24,627
$24,627
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$33,914
$33,914
Ohio State University
Ohio State University
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Columbus, OH
03/21/2020
03/21/2020
$36,126
$36,126
City of Roanoke
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$20,870
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New Orleans, LA
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$15,131
$15,131
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$17,740
$17,740
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$28,175
$28,175
Town of Westwood
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$44,871
$44,871