Residence Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$25,000
$34,000
$45,000
Did you know that the average Residence Counselor makes $34,041 per year? That's valued at $16.37 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $25,000 and $45,000, meaning Residence Counselors have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most Residence Counselors find a job with Health Care and Education companies, while others work for Professional, Manufacturing, and Health Care companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Hawaii, Alaska and Maine are the top states in the U.S. to pay Residence Counselors the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Albany, NY
$34,074
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Map of Residence Counselor Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Residence Counselor Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Hawaii, Alaska and Maine, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for Residence Counselors. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska.

Average Residence Counselor Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Loretto Management and Prime Healthcare as they offer the highest salaries for Residence Counselors.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Residence Counselor Pay By Industry

The salary for a Residence Counselor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for Residence Counselors tend to be found in Professional, Manufacturing, and Health Care companies. In fact, Residence Counselors can make a yearly salary of $38,473 while working for Professional companies.
Industry
Average Salary
Professional
Professional
$38,473
$38k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$37,502
$38k
Health Care
Health Care
$37,385
$37k
Education
Education
$36,114
$36k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$32,024
$32k

Residence Counselor Salary History

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

Recently Added Residence Counselor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Resident Counselor
Resident Counselor
Resident Counselor
06/05/2020
06/05/2020
$31,305
$31,305
06/05/2020
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Resident Counselor
Resident Counselor
Resident Counselor
05/10/2020
05/10/2020
$31,305
$31,305
05/10/2020
Massbay Community College
Massbay Community College
Resident Counselors-Upward Bound Summer Program-The Research Foundation for Suny at Binghamton
Resident Counselors-Upward Bound Summer Program-The Research Foundation for Suny at Binghamton
Resident Counselors-Upward Bound Summer Program-The Research Foundation for Suny at Binghamton
03/10/2020
03/10/2020
$23,479
$23,479
03/10/2020
State of Illinois
State of Illinois
Corrections Residence Counselor I
Corrections Residence Counselor I
Corrections Residence Counselor I
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$48,948
$48,948
03/06/2020
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Resident Counselor-Northport Group Home
Resident Counselor-Northport Group Home
Resident Counselor-Northport Group Home
02/29/2020
02/29/2020
$31,305
$31,305
02/29/2020
Counselor In Residence #182785
Counselor In Residence #182785
02/20/2020
02/20/2020
$38,500
$38,500
02/20/2020
State of Illinois
State of Illinois
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
01/24/2020
01/24/2020
$48,948
$48,948
01/24/2020
State of Illinois
State of Illinois
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
11/22/2019
11/22/2019
$53,352
$53,352
11/22/2019
State of Illinois
State of Illinois
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
09/21/2019
09/21/2019
$48,228
$48,228
09/21/2019
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
Residence Counselor
09/05/2019
09/05/2019
$31,305
$31,305
09/05/2019