Counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Illinois $38,525
Pennsylvania $40,139

How do counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

Counselors earn 11% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than substance abuse social workers but more than drug & alcohol counselors.

Career Median Salary
Substance abuse social worker salary $45K
Family social worker salary $46K
Career counselor salary $42K
Mental health counselor salary $36K
Rehabilitation counselor salary $36K
Counselor salary $33K
Drug & alcohol counselor salary $32K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)