YOUTH COUNSELOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$45,000
$28,000
Min 10%
$45,000
Median 50%
$72,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Archdiocese Of San Francisco
Highest Paying City
Albuquerque, NM
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a youth counselor make?
The national average salary for a Youth Counselor in the United States is $45,934 per year or $22.08 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $73,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $28,000 per year. Professional companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Youth Counselor salaries include Nevada, California, Utah, Arizona, and Hawaii. The typical tenure for a Youth Counselor is 1.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$38,864

Average Youth Counselor Salary By Company

Youth Counselors can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Most Youth Counselor jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Youth Counselors at Archdiocese Of San Francisco and Magellan Health report the highest salaries. If you can find a job at a company like Allied Healthcare or Hutchinson Regional Medical Center Inc., they also offer very competitive salaries to their Youth Counselors.

Average Youth Counselor Salary By Location

Across America, Youth Counselors make on average $45,934 annually or $22.08 hourly. Albuquerque, NM reports the highest annual salary for Youth Counselors at 58,008. Not only that, Albuquerque, NM also has an average entry-level salary of $28,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Youth Counselor salaries are Nevada, California, Utah, Arizona, and Hawaii. Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Montana have the lowest reported salaries for Youth Counselors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Albuquerque, NM
$58,008
2
Wheat Ridge, CO
$54,805
3
Springfield, MA
$51,520
4
New York, NY
$51,214
5
Springfield, MO
$45,970

Average Youth Counselor Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Youth Counselor works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Hospitality companies, Construction companies, and Finance companies pay higher-than-average wages for Youth Counselors. Salaries for Youth Counselors in Hospitality companies average $52,209 annually, while Construction companies and Finance companies pay $46,537 and $45,065, respectively. At $42,072, the average salary for Youth Counselors in the Professional industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$52,209
2
Construction
$46,537
3
Finance
$45,065
4
Health Care
$45,026
5
Professional
$42,072

RECENTLY ADDED Youth Counselor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Maryhurst
Youth Counselor
10/31/2019
$25,566
Sweetser
Youth Counselor
10/31/2019
$29,218
New York State Civil Service
Youth Counselor
10/26/2019
$56,604
10/24/2019
$27,131
10/22/2019
$22,957
Sequel Youth Services-NSI
Youth Counselor
10/21/2019
$22,957
Sequel Youth Services-NSI
Youth Counselor
10/19/2019
$29,218
One Hope United
Youth Counselor
10/12/2019
$50,000
Mount Prospect Academy
Youth Counselor
10/11/2019
$29,218
Youth Counselor
10/03/2019
$35,000
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