The average salary for a counselor in the United States is around $32,867 per year.
This is 43% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
Counselors earn an average yearly salary of $32,867. Wages typically start from $27,795 and go up to $51,897.
Counselor earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
Counselor salary by state
|State Name||Average Salary|
How do counselor salaries compare to similar careers?
|Substance abuse social worker salary||$45K|
|Family social worker salary||$46K|
|Career counselor salary||$42K|
|Mental health counselor salary||$36K|
|Rehabilitation counselor salary||$36K|
|Drug & alcohol counselor salary||$32K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)