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Housing Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$102,000
$63,000
$102,000
$166,000
Housing counselors in the United States make an average salary of $102,446 per year or $49.25 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $63,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $166,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Idaho, Connecticut, and Washington provide the highest housing counselor salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Newark, CA
$148,439
Redmond, WA
$126,930
Boston, MA
$125,161
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Map of Housing Counselor Salaries

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Average Salary

Average Housing Counselor Salary By Location

Throughout the U.S., the average salary for a housing counselor is roughly $102,446 per year, which boils down to $49.25 per hour. Interestingly enough, housing counselors have the highest salaries in Newark, CA at about $148,439 per year. For those who are just starting out, the average entry-level salary in Newark, CA is $79,000. Additionally, housing counselors make more than the average salary in Redmond, WA, Boston, MA, Wallkill, NY, Houston, TX, and Lehi, UT. On a more broad level, housing counselor salaries are highest in Alaska, California, Idaho, Connecticut, Washington, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. On the contrary, Michigan, South Dakota, and Ohio offer the lowest housing counselor salaries.

City
Average Salary
Newark, CA
Newark, CA
$148,439
$148k
Redmond, WA
Redmond, WA
$126,930
$127k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$125,161
$125k
Wallkill, NY
Wallkill, NY
$122,177
$122k
Houston, TX
Houston, TX
$118,457
$118k
Lehi, UT
Lehi, UT
$118,338
$118k
Fargo, ND
Fargo, ND
$112,686
$113k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$110,389
$110k
Englewood, CO
Englewood, CO
$107,968
$108k
Englewood, NJ
Englewood, NJ
$106,155
$106k

High Paying Housing Counselor Jobs

Average Housing Counselor Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a housing counselor, working for Mayo Clinic or DeKalb Medical might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Berkshire Hathaway and Alternatives Unlimited report highly competitive salaries for housing counselors.

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Housing Counselor Salary History

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    Average Housing Counselor Pay By Industry

    As we previously stated, housing counselor salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that hospitality, finance, and retail companies tend to offer much higher salaries for housing counselors. For example, housing counselors make a whopping average salary of $120,053 while working for hospitality companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $110,196 at finance companies and $102,893 at retail companies. But housing counselors may want to avoid working in the non profits industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $70,232.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $120,053
    $120k
    Finance
    Finance
    $110,196
    $110k
    Retail
    Retail
    $102,893
    $103k
    Manufacturing
    Manufacturing
    $102,707
    $103k
    Health Care
    Health Care
    $101,912
    $102k
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $93,425
    $93k
    Insurance
    Insurance
    $88,598
    $89k
    Non Profits
    Non Profits
    $70,232
    $70k

    Housing Counselor Salary By Experience Level

    The salary for a housing counselor can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation 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 Housing Counselor Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    In-House Counsel
    In-House Counsel
    Culver City, CA
    Culver City, CA
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $146,090
    $146,090
    10/29/2020
    Grow Generation
    Grow Generation
    Director of Legal/In-House Counsel-Denver Based
    Director of Legal/In-House Counsel-Denver Based
    Director of Legal/In-House Counsel-Denver Based
    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $90,000
    $90,000
    10/28/2020
    HRDC IX
    HRDC IX
    Housing First Counselor
    Housing First Counselor
    Housing First Counselor
    Bozeman, MT
    Bozeman, MT
    10/28/2020
    10/28/2020
    $33,392
    $33,392
    10/28/2020
    Attorney Needed for In House Counsel Role-Urgent 90K
    Attorney Needed for In House Counsel Role-Urgent 90K
    Chicago, IL
    Chicago, IL
    10/22/2020
    10/22/2020
    $85,000
    $85,000
    10/22/2020
    Familylinks
    Familylinks
    Housing Counselor
    Housing Counselor
    Housing Counselor
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Pittsburgh, PA
    10/10/2020
    10/10/2020
    $29,301
    $29,301
    10/10/2020
    Familylinks Inc.
    Familylinks Inc.
    Housing Counselor
    Housing Counselor
    Housing Counselor
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Pittsburgh, PA
    10/10/2020
    10/10/2020
    $29,301
    $29,301
    10/10/2020
    Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
    Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
    Partridge House Counselor
    Partridge House Counselor
    Partridge House Counselor
    Fine, NY
    Fine, NY
    09/24/2020
    09/24/2020
    $30,930
    $30,930
    09/24/2020
    HRDC IX
    HRDC IX
    Housing First Counselor
    Housing First Counselor
    Housing First Counselor
    Livingston, MT
    Livingston, MT
    09/18/2020
    09/18/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    09/18/2020
    DESC
    DESC
    Housing Counselor-Help Support Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
    Housing Counselor-Help Support Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
    Housing Counselor-Help Support Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    04/29/2020
    04/29/2020
    $36,731
    $36,731
    04/29/2020
    Housing Counselor-Targeted Case Management Programs
    Housing Counselor-Targeted Case Management Programs
    Saint Paul, MN
    Saint Paul, MN
    03/31/2020
    03/31/2020
    $41,500
    $41,500
    03/31/2020