FAMILY COUNSELOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$41,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$41,000
Median 50%
$67,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.4 years
How much does a family counselor make?
Family Counselors in America make an average salary of $41,092 per year or $19.76 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $67,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $25,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Family Counselors are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Some of the states with the best Family Counselor salaries are Alaska, Nevada, Delaware, Maryland, and Maine. The typical employment for a Family Counselor is 2.4 years.

Average Family Counselor Salary By Company

Family Counselor jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Family Counselor jobs are in Health Care companies and Health Care companies. NATIONAL MENTOR HOLDINGS, INC. and Magellan Health are the highest paying companies. Companies like Youth Villages and PHILLIPS Programs also report very competitive wages for Family Counselors.

Average Family Counselor Salary By Location

Family Counselors in the United States of America make on average $41,092 a year or $19.76 per hour. The top city when it comes to Family Counselor salaries is San Francisco, CA at $47,424 per year. The San Francisco, CA average entry-level salary for Family Counselors is $25,000. Alaska, Nevada, Delaware, Maryland, and Maine are the top 5 highest earning states for Family Counselors. South Dakota, Texas, Louisiana, Minnesota, and Montana have the lowest reported salaries for Family Counselors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$47,424
2
Carson City, NV
$45,925
3
Baltimore, MD
$42,864
4
Annandale, VA
$42,652
5
New York, NY
$42,540

Average Family Counselor Salary By Industry

Wages for Family Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Hospitality companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Family Counselors. Health Care companies pay Family Counselors an average salary of $42,028, Hospitality companies pay $41,724, and Professional companys come in at $40,001. At $38,654, the average salary for Family Counselors in the Pharmaceutical industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$42,028
2
Hospitality
$41,724
3
Professional
$40,001
4
Pharmaceutical
$38,654

RECENTLY ADDED Family Counselor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sweetser
Family Counselor
10/31/2019
$29,218
Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
Family Counselor
10/28/2019
$40,000
North Valley School-Redding
Family Counselor
09/26/2019
$28,821
Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
Family Counselor
08/24/2019
$40,000
North Valley School-Redding
Family Counselor
08/05/2019
$28,821
Careplus New Jersey
Family Counselor
08/03/2019
$43,451
North Valley School-Redding
Family Counselor
08/03/2019
$28,821
Sweetser
Family Counselor
08/03/2019
$23,583
Careplus New Jersey
Family Counselor
08/03/2019
$43,451
06/21/2019
$66,179
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