Counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $61,736
Alabama $39,667
Arkansas $43,937
Arizona $47,294
California $35,683
Colorado $50,859
Connecticut $47,295
District of Columbia $46,530
Delaware $45,413
Florida $37,562
Georgia $38,800
Guam $46,420
Hawaii $44,692
Iowa $41,020
Idaho $43,310
Illinois $38,525
Indiana $43,999
Kansas $39,054
Kentucky $40,298
Louisiana $40,708
Massachusetts $30,000
Maryland $27,020
Maine $47,223
Michigan $30,020
Minnesota $49,437
Missouri $42,886
Mississippi $38,770
Montana $40,020
North Carolina $46,427
North Dakota $49,730
Nebraska $44,534
New Hampshire $46,600
New Jersey $30,000
New Mexico $40,817
Nevada $54,523
New York $36,970
Ohio $47,186
Oklahoma $38,470
Oregon $33,000
Pennsylvania $40,139
Puerto Rico $31,162
Rhode Island $50,013
South Carolina $43,631
South Dakota $38,272
Tennessee $30,000
Texas $46,246
Utah $47,396
Virginia $33,000
Virgin Islands $46,130
Vermont $44,470
Washington $50,483
Wisconsin $45,127
West Virginia $35,568
Wyoming $50,218

How do counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

Counselors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than school counselors but more than rehabilitation counselors.

Career Median Salary
School counselor salary $55K
Clergy salary $51K
Marriage therapist salary $50K
Substance abuse social worker salary $47K
Credit counselor salary $46K
Counselor salary $47K
Family social worker salary $42K
Rehabilitation counselor salary $36K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)