Education Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$42,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$52,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Ohio University
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
How much does an education counselor make?
Education Counselors in America make an average salary of $42,221 per year or $20.3 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $33,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $52,000. Finance companies and Government companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Education Counselor salaries are California, Nevada, Alaska, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire. The typical tenure for an Education Counselor is 2.6 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$39,400

Average Education Counselor Salary By Location

Education Counselors in the United States of America make on average $42,221 a year or $20.3 per hour. The top city when it comes to Education Counselor salaries is San Francisco, CA at $56,708 per year. The average starting salary in San Francisco, CA for Education Counselors is $39,000. California, Nevada, Alaska, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire are the highest paying states. Kansas, West Virginia, and Idaho have the lowest Education Counselor salaries.

Map of Education Counselor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Education Counselor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Education Counselor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Education Counselors are Finance companies and Government companies. Ohio University and Washington University in St. Louis are the best paying companies for Education Counselors. Also, companies like University of Virginia and American Services pay their Education Counselors very well.

Education Counselor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Education Counselor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Education Counselor can range from $31,687 to $55,186 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.

Recently Added Education Counselor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Denver Public Schools
Educational Counselor, Restorative Justice
04/28/2020
$52,905
Counselor/Advocate/Educator
03/21/2020
$32,273
Denver Public Schools
Educational Counselor
03/10/2020
$43,646
Melmark New England
ABA Counselor-Education
02/26/2020
$45,198
Denver Public Schools
Educational Counselor, Restorative Justice
02/20/2020
$52,905
Denver Public Schools
Education Counselor
01/31/2020
$52,905
Education Counselor
01/22/2020
$51,010
Pittsburg Unified Sd
Education Counselor
10/06/2019
$87,278
Denver Public Schools
Education Counselor
09/27/2019
$40,566
Education Counselor
09/26/2019
$43,827
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