RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$34,000
Median 50%
$54,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Telecare
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a residential counselor make?
Residential Counselors in America make, on average, $34,445 a year or $16.56 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $54,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $21,000 per year. Professional companies and Pharmaceutical companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Residential Counselor salaries include Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. The typical employment in the position spans 2.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$38,864

Average Residential Counselor Salary By Company

Residential Counselors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Residential Counselors are Professional companies and Pharmaceutical companies. Telecare and Jefferson Center for Mental Health Inc. are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Leake and Watts Services and Access: Supports for Living pay their Residential Counselors very well.

Average Residential Counselor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Residential Counselor in the USA is $34,445 annually or $16.56 hourly. Santa Rosa, CA reports the highest annual salary for Residential Counselors at 36,445. Even an entry-level Residential Counselor makes $20,000 per year in Santa Rosa, CA. Some of the states with the best Residential Counselor salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and California. North Carolina, Georgia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Residential Counselors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Rosa, CA
$36,445
2
Plymouth, MA
$35,623
3
Blaine, MN
$33,191
4
New York, NY
$32,628
5
Easton, PA
$31,493

Average Residential Counselor Salary By Industry

Residential Counselor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Pharmaceutical companies, Professional companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Residential Counselors. Pharmaceutical companies pay Residential Counselors an average salary of $35,721, Professional companies pay $34,615, and Hospitality companys come in at $34,347. At $33,426, the average salary for Residential Counselors in the Finance industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Pharmaceutical
$35,721
2
Professional
$34,615
3
Hospitality
$34,347
4
Health Care
$34,041
5
Finance
$33,426

RECENTLY ADDED Residential Counselor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Department for Persons With Disabilities
Residential Counselor
10/31/2019
$27,131
Pine Haven Boys Center
Residential Counselor
10/31/2019
$35,062
Community Support Network
Residential Counselor
10/31/2019
$26,088
Pathpoint
Residential Counselor
10/30/2019
$35,479
Easter Seals New Hampshire
Residential Counselor
10/30/2019
$31,305
Sequel Youth Services-NSI
Residential Counselor
10/29/2019
$29,218
10/29/2019
$29,218
Volunteers of America-Oregon
Residential Counselor
Portland, OR
10/25/2019
$30,658
Volunteers of America Oregon
Residential Counselor
Portland, OR
10/25/2019
$29,218
The Home for Little Wanderers
Residential Counselor
10/23/2019
$33,392
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