Day Camp Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
1.4 years
How much does a day camp counselor make?
Day Camp Counselors in the US make on average $28,664 annually or $13.78 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 23,000. The top 10 percent earn over $42,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $19,000 annually. Non Profits companies and Government companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Day Camp Counselor salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, New York, Maine, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Day Camp Counselor is 1.4 years.
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Average Day Camp Counselor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Day Camp Counselor in the United States is $28,664 per year or $13.78 per hour. The city with the highest Day Camp Counselor salary is New York, NY at $34,551 per year. The average starting salary in New York, NY for Day Camp Counselors is $18,000. Some of the states with the best Day Camp Counselor salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, New York, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Washington. On the other hand, Missouri, Texas, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Alabama report the lowest wages for Day Camp Counselors.

Map of Day Camp Counselor Salaries

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

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Average Day Camp Counselor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Day Camp Counselor makes. Non Profits companies and Government companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. HonorHealth and Trinity Health are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Missouri State University and Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill report highly competitive salaries for Day Camp Counselors.

Average Day Camp Counselor Pay By Industry

Wages for Day Camp Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Day Camp Counselors well. Salaries for Day Camp Counselors in Health Care companies average $30,694 annually, while Professional companies and Hospitality companies pay $30,327 and $29,196, respectively. The average salary for Day Camp Counselors in the Non Profits industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $27,455.
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Health Care
Health Care
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Non Profits

Day Camp Counselor Salary History

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Ashburn, VA

Day Camp Counselor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Day Camp Counselor can range from $21,373 to $26,601 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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