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How Much Does a Service Counselor Earn In The United States?

Service Counselor Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$34,000
$24,000
$34,000
$49,000
Service counselors in the United States make an average salary of $34,541 per year or $16.61 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $49,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Washington, California, Alaska, Nevada, and Arizona provide the highest service counselor salaries.
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Where Service Counselors Earn The Most

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

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How Much Do Service Counselors Earn In Different Cities?

While a service counselor can average a salary of $34,541 per year, or $16.61 per hour, there are many opportunities for service counselors to make more. For example, in San Mateo, CA you might make $56,726 per year. Other high-paying locations include Olympia, WA, Syracuse, NY and Boston, MA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Mateo, CA where the average starting salary is $32,000. The highest paying states for service counselors include Washington, California and Alaska. Meanwhile, Maryland, Kentucky, and Michigan offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

San Mateo, CA

Salary Range42k - 76k$57k$56,726

Olympia, WA

Salary Range41k - 71k$54k$54,439

Syracuse, NY

Salary Range32k - 54k$42k$41,995

Boston, MA

Salary Range30k - 50k$39k$39,366

Nashua, NH

Salary Range30k - 49k$39k$38,826

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range29k - 48k$38k$38,276

Little Rock, AR

Salary Range28k - 47k$37k$36,788

Denver, CO

Salary Range28k - 47k$37k$36,654

Odessa, TX

Salary Range26k - 46k$36k$35,505

Clinton, IA

Salary Range27k - 44k$35k$35,156
$23k
$76k

High Paying Service Counselor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Service Counselors The Most?

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 Accenture and Syracuse University as they offer the highest salaries for service counselors.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Accenture
Salary Range102k - 124k$113k$112,783
Syracuse University
Salary Range34k - 41k$37k$37,459
TASC (Total Administrative Services Corporation)
Salary Range30k - 39k$35k$34,969
State of Colorado
Salary Range30k - 32k$31k$31,447
Providence Health & Services
Salary Range29k - 33k$31k$31,287
Hunterdon Healthcare
Salary Range29k - 33k$31k$31,189
Easterseals New Hampshire
Salary Range28k - 30k$30k$29,559
San Joaquin County
Salary Range27k - 31k$29k$29,336
Coarc
Salary Range28k - 29k$29k$29,281
$25k
$124k

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    How Much Do Service Counselors Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a service counselor can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for service counselors tend to be found in finance, insurance, and education companies. In fact, service counselors can make a yearly salary of $32,930 while working for finance companies.
    Industry
    Average Salary

    Finance

    Salary Range28k - 37k$33k$32,930

    Insurance

    Salary Range27k - 32k$30k$29,691

    Education

    Salary Range27k - 31k$29k$29,285

    Hospitality

    Salary Range26k - 31k$29k$29,167

    Health Care

    Salary Range25k - 33k$29k$29,163

    Government

    Salary Range26k - 31k$29k$28,892

    Non Profits

    Salary Range25k - 30k$28k$28,266
    $25k
    $37k

    How Experience Affects Service Counselor Salaries

    The salary for a service counselor can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    Location
    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Atlanta, GA
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    $58,052
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    Human Services Counselor II
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    Saint Petersburg, FL
    Saint Petersburg, FL
    01/28/2021
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    $58,287
    $58,287
    01/28/2021
    Thomas Allen Inc.
    Thomas Allen Inc.
    Support Services Counselor
    Support Services Counselor
    Support Services Counselor
    Falcon Heights, MN
    Falcon Heights, MN
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $30,783
    $30,783
    01/28/2021
    Thomas Allen
    Thomas Allen
    Support Services Counselor
    Support Services Counselor
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    Saint Paul, MN
    Saint Paul, MN
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $30,783
    $30,783
    01/28/2021
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Human Services Counselor I
    Human Services Counselor I
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    Perry, GA
    Perry, GA
    01/23/2021
    01/23/2021
    $28,000
    $28,000
    01/23/2021
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Human Services Counselor I
    Human Services Counselor I
    Human Services Counselor I
    Lecanto, FL
    Lecanto, FL
    01/17/2021
    01/17/2021
    $57,393
    $57,393
    01/17/2021
    Human Services Counselor III
    Human Services Counselor III
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    11/26/2020
    11/26/2020
    $27,926
    $27,926
    11/26/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Human Services Counselor III
    Human Services Counselor III
    Human Services Counselor III
    Tampa, FL
    Tampa, FL
    11/26/2020
    11/26/2020
    $27,926
    $27,926
    11/26/2020
    Wayne Community College
    Wayne Community College
    Counselor Accessibility Services
    Counselor Accessibility Services
    Counselor Accessibility Services
    Goldsboro, NC
    Goldsboro, NC
    11/14/2020
    11/14/2020
    $35,342
    $35,342
    11/14/2020
    Florida Department of Transportation
    Florida Department of Transportation
    OPS Human Services Counselor III
    OPS Human Services Counselor III
    OPS Human Services Counselor III
    Daytona Beach, FL
    Daytona Beach, FL
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $28,028
    $28,028
    10/23/2020