COUNSELOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$38,000
$26,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$57,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Citi
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a counselor make?
The national average salary for a Counselor in the U.S. is $38,864 annually or $18.68 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $26,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $57,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Counselors are Health Care companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Counselor jobs are Alaska, Nevada, California, Hawaii, and Utah. Most Counselors spend 2.0 years in the position.

Average Counselor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Counselor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Most Counselor jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. Counselors at Citi and Benefis Health System report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Damar Services and Archdiocese Of San Francisco pay their Counselors very well.

Average Counselor Salary By Location

Across America, Counselors make on average $38,864 annually or $18.68 hourly. The top city when it comes to Counselor salaries is Santa Rosa, CA at $50,942 per year. The average starting salary in Santa Rosa, CA for Counselors is $31,000. Alaska, Nevada, California, Hawaii, and Utah are the highest paying states. Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota, Michigan, and Illinois have the lowest reported salaries for Counselors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Rosa, CA
$50,942
2
Las Vegas, NV
$48,449
3
Phoenix, AZ
$44,860
4
Portland, OR
$44,299
5
Lakewood, WA
$42,849

Average Counselor Salary By Industry

Wages for Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Finance companies tend to have the highest salaries for Counselors. Health Care companies pay Counselors an average salary of $40,543, Hospitality companies pay $40,132, and Finance companys come in at $39,310. The average salary for Counselors in the Construction industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $37,168.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$40,543
2
Hospitality
$40,132
3
Finance
$39,310
4
Manufacturing
$38,692
5
Professional
$37,236

RECENTLY ADDED Counselor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Counselor
10/31/2019
$39,653
10/30/2019
$29,740
Mercy Haven
Counselor
10/30/2019
$27,131
10/29/2019
$32,349
University of Michigan
Counselor
10/29/2019
$46,000
10/28/2019
$52,000
Geo Group
Counselor
10/26/2019
$32,349
Newark, NJ
10/26/2019
$24,522
Show More