Program Counselor

Program Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$42,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$71,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Telecare
Highest Paying City
Los Altos, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a program counselor make?
Program Counselors in America make, on average, $42,732 a year or $20.54 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $71,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $25,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Program Counselor salaries include Nevada, California, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The typical employment in the position spans 1.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$38,864

Average Program Counselor Salary By Location

Program Counselors in the United States of America make on average $42,732 a year or $20.54 per hour. The top city when it comes to Program Counselor salaries is Los Altos, CA at $55,358 per year. Even an entry-level Program Counselor makes $29,000 per year in Los Altos, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Program Counselor salaries are Nevada, California, Hawaii, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Georgia, Kentucky, and South Carolina have the lowest Program Counselor salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Los Altos, CA
$55,358
2
Branford, CT
$44,494
3
El Mirage, AZ
$43,940
4
Englewood, NJ
$43,632
5
New York, NY
$43,500

Average Program Counselor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Program Counselor makes. Most Program Counselor jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Program Counselors are Telecare and John Muir Health. Companies like Trinity Health and City of Concord also report very competitive wages for Program Counselors.

Average Program Counselor Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Program Counselor works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Health Care companies, Internet companies, and Pharmaceutical companies pay their Program Counselors well. Health Care companies pay their Program Counselors the highest wages, averaging $46,441 per year. Internet companies and Pharmaceutical companies pay well too, at $41,405 and $41,021, respectively. The average salary for Program Counselors in the Non Profits industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $40,250.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$46,441
2
Internet
$41,405
3
Pharmaceutical
$41,021
4
Transportation
$40,969
5
Non Profits
$40,250

Recently Added Program Counselor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Geo Group Inc.
Program Counselor
01/25/2020
$30,220
University of Texas at San Antonio
Program Counselor
01/10/2020
$52,175
Marrakech, Inc.
Program Counselor
01/09/2020
$30,783
01/08/2020
$41,000
Geo Group Inc.
Program Counselor
01/04/2020
$36,126
Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
Program Counselor
12/12/2019
$40,000
Marrakech, Inc.
Program Counselor
12/03/2019
$30,783
11/25/2019
$20,870
11/21/2019
$35,600
Marrakech, Inc.
Program Counselor
11/18/2019
$30,783
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