The average salary for a career counselor in the United States is around $41,644 per year.
Career counselors earn an average yearly salary of $41,644.
Wages typically start from $35,936 and go up to $61,387.
31% below national average Updated in 2018
Career counselor earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Career counselor salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
How do career counselor salaries compare to similar careers?
Career counselors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than marriage therapists but more than rehabilitation counselors.
|Marriage therapist salary||$50K|
|Childcare program administrator salary||$48K|
|Credit counselor salary||$45K|
|Substance abuse social worker salary||$45K|
|Family social worker salary||$46K|
|Career counselor salary||$42K|
|Art teacher salary||$34K|
|Mental health counselor salary||$36K|
|Rehabilitation counselor salary||$36K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)