Summer Camp Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Randolph School
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
1.4 years
How much does a summer camp counselor make?
The national average salary for a Summer Camp Counselor in the U.S. is $25,189 annually or $12.11 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $37,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $16,000 per year. Hospitality companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The best states for high paying Summer Camp Counselor jobs are Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, and Maine. The typical tenure for a Summer Camp Counselor is 1.4 years.
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Average Summer Camp Counselor Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Summer Camp Counselor in the USA is $25,189 annually or $12.11 hourly. Summer Camp Counselors make the most in Seattle, WA at about $39,695 per year. Not only that, Seattle, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $23,000. The top 5 states with the highest reported Summer Camp Counselor salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, and Maine. Indiana, Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, and Michigan are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Summer Camp Counselor Salaries

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

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Average Summer Camp Counselor Salary By Company

Summer Camp Counselors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Hospitality companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Randolph School and Trustmark are the best paying companies for Summer Camp Counselors. Companies like Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Ontario also report very competitive wages for Summer Camp Counselors.

Average Summer Camp Counselor Pay By Industry

Wages for Summer Camp Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Education companies, Health Care companies, and Professional companies pay their Summer Camp Counselors well. Salaries for Summer Camp Counselors in Education companies average $28,617 annually, while Health Care companies and Professional companies pay $26,363 and $26,269, respectively. At $23,991, the average salary for Summer Camp Counselors in the Non Profits industry is lower than other industries.
Average Salary
Health Care
Health Care
Non Profits
Non Profits

Summer Camp Counselor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Summer Camp Counselor Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Summer Camp Counselor can range from $18,782 to $23,376 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary 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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