Residential Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$36,000
$27,000
Min 10%
$36,000
Median 50%
$46,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lake Hospital System
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, $36,164 a year or $17.39 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $46,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $27,000 per year. Non Profits companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Residential Counselor salaries include Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, and Arizona. The typical employment in the position spans 2.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$39,400

Average Residential Counselor Salary By Location

Residential Counselors in the United States of America make on average $36,164 a year or $17.39 per hour. Residential Counselors make the most in Santa Rosa, CA at about $36,824 per year. The average starting salary in Santa Rosa, CA for Residential Counselors is $21,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Residential Counselor salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, and Arizona. Missouri, Wyoming, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and Nebraska are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Residential Counselor Salaries

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

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Average Residential Counselor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Residential Counselor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Residential Counselors are Non Profits companies and Health Care companies. Lake Hospital System and Nexus: Youth and Family Solutions are the highest paying companies. Companies like MaineGeneral Health and CareerSystemsDev also report very competitive wages for Residential Counselors.

Residential Counselor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Residential Counselor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Residential Counselor-2Nd Shift
04/28/2020
$22,957
DESC
Residential Counselor-Night Shift, 1811 Eastlake
04/26/2020
$36,731
CRJ
Residential Counselor-Csma
04/24/2020
$40,000
Merakey
Residential Counselor (# 53563)
04/23/2020
$25,044
Accs Residential Counselor
04/22/2020
$31,305
Northeast Center for Youth
Summer Residential Counselors (MAY Through August
04/22/2020
$29,218
Mercy Haven
Residential Counselor Position)
04/18/2020
$31,305
Residential Counselor Relief
04/11/2020
$31,305
Residential Counselor Relief (Close Date/20)
04/11/2020
$31,305
Awake Overnight Residential Counselor
04/10/2020
$30,783
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