To become a senior counselor, you usually need a bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of experience. The most common jobs before becoming a senior counselor are associate, counselor, and internship. It takes an average of less than 1 month of job training to become a senior counselor.
The national average salary for senior counselors is $127,405, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $200,000. Getting a certification as a Pastoral Counseling Certification will help you to earn more as a senior counselor.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 8% and produce 33,800 job opportunities across the U.S.