Senior Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$152,000
$84,000
Min 10%
$152,000
Median 50%
$273,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Jackson Walker
Highest Paying City
Everett, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does a senior counselor make?
The national average salary for a Senior Counselor in the United States is $152,327 per year or $73.23 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $273,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $84,000 per year. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Senior Counselor jobs are Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Maine. The typical tenure for a Senior Counselor is 3.1 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$39,400

Average Senior Counselor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Senior Counselor in the United States is $152,327 per year or $73.23 per hour. Working in Everett, WA as a Senior Counselor will pay you the highest wages at around $156,033 per year. The average entry-level salary in Everett, WA is $84,000. Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Maine are the highest paying states. On the other hand, Maryland, Indiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Alabama report the lowest wages for Senior Counselors.
City
Average Salary

Map of Senior Counselor Salaries

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

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Average Senior Counselor Salary By Company

If you are a Senior Counselor, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies have the most job opportunities for Senior Counselors. Jackson Walker and Sutter Gould Medical Foundation are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Activision Blizzard or Trinity Health, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Senior Counselors.

Average Senior Counselor Pay By Industry

Senior Counselor salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Finance companies, Professional companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Counselors. Salaries for Senior Counselors in Finance companies average $167,209 annually, while Professional companies and Manufacturing companies pay $163,740 and $160,553, respectively. The types of companies that pay Senior Counselors the least are in the Non Profits industry, where the average annual salary is $128,054.
Industry
Average Salary
Finance
Finance
$167,209
$167k
Professional
Professional
$163,740
$164k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$160,553
$161k
Technology
Technology
$156,851
$157k
Health Care
Health Care
$149,176
$149k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$128,054
$128k

Senior Counselor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Senior Counselor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Paragon Legal Group LLC
Senior Licensing Counsel-Attorney
03/26/2020
$113,000
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Sub Abuse Counslr III-Senior Counselor
03/23/2020
$41,562
Travis County Texas
Victim Counselor SR
03/14/2020
$45,347
Casework Counselor Senior
03/06/2020
$37,740
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Sub Abuse Counslr III-Senior Counselor
03/04/2020
$41,562
Senior EAP Counselor
02/10/2020
$55,000
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Senior Counselor
01/28/2020
$41,562
Senior Counselor
12/17/2019
$40,000
The County of Los Angeles
Senior Counselor
12/14/2019
$132,115
Senior Counselor
12/13/2019
$37,740
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