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Best States For A Counselor

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Job opportunities vary from state to state, and Community and Social Services careers are no different.

Because we know how difficult it can be to know which states are the best when it comes to Counselor jobs, we decided to crunch some numbers to bring you the best states for Counselors.

As Counselors are popular in the U.S., we wanted to bring you a list of the best states for Counselors. In case you are trying to decide where to start your career as a Counselor, or if you are considering moving to a different city or state, we got you covered.

Psychology and Social Work are the most common majors for people with jobs as Counselors.

Our research put Alaska at no. 1 on the list of best paying states for Counselors. Connecticut, New Jersey, and Hawaii also ranked high on our list.

The 10 Best States In America For Counselors in 2020

  1. Connecticut
  2. Nevada
  3. Alaska
  4. New Jersey
  5. New Mexico
  6. New York
  7. Wyoming
  8. Indiana
  9. Hawaii
  10. Washington
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  • (101 jobs)
  • (30 jobs)
  • (402 jobs)
  • (72 jobs)
  • (760 jobs)
  • (22 jobs)
  • (195 jobs)
  • (28 jobs)
  • (273 jobs)

We analyzed these data points for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Connecticut is the best state for jobs for Counselors.

The median salary for Counselors in Connecticut is $52,648.

We also have the current list of job openings for Counselors available below.

Below is the list of best cities for Counselor jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Counselors In 2020

1. Connecticut

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
216 $52,648 $33,000 $83,000 1.56
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Connecticut

2. Nevada

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
101 $48,320 $29,000 $80,000 1.3
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Nevada

3. Alaska

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
30 $53,428 $40,000 $70,000 1.5
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Alaska

4. New Jersey

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
402 $52,594 $32,000 $85,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in New Jersey

5. New Mexico

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
72 $45,380 $26,000 $77,000 1.1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in New Mexico

6. New York

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
760 $44,322 $27,000 $71,000 1.32
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in New York

7. Wyoming

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
22 $41,645 $24,000 $72,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Wyoming

8. Indiana

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
195 $45,009 $25,000 $79,000 0.91
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Indiana

9. Hawaii

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
28 $51,380 $35,000 $74,000 0.95
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Hawaii

10. Washington

Total Counselor Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
273 $48,765 $30,000 $78,000 0.86
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Counselor Jobs in Washington

How We Determined The Best States To Be A Counselor

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed List Of The Best States For A Counselor

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