Mental health counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Mental health counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $63,900
Alabama $40,890
Arkansas $51,690
Arizona $46,800
California $40,710
Colorado $46,370
Connecticut $48,410
District of Columbia $43,090
Delaware $40,040
Florida $42,930
Georgia $41,610
Hawaii $40,590
Iowa $39,350
Idaho $48,010
Illinois $38,500
Indiana $40,420
Kansas $40,970
Kentucky $39,790
Louisiana $35,380
Massachusetts $39,880
Maryland $40,230
Maine $50,720
Michigan $46,390
Minnesota $46,580
Missouri $39,200
Mississippi $42,270
Montana $37,080
North Carolina $46,530
North Dakota $52,790
Nebraska $45,620
New Hampshire $44,760
New Jersey $50,210
New Mexico $37,400
Nevada $46,190
New York $38,030
Ohio $44,130
Oklahoma $48,230
Oregon $50,340
Pennsylvania $41,160
Puerto Rico $24,090
South Carolina $38,410
South Dakota $42,440
Tennessee $31,360
Texas $41,560
Utah $55,150
Virginia $45,260
Vermont $37,660
Washington $44,400
Wisconsin $43,980
West Virginia $32,390
Wyoming $55,900

How do mental health counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

Mental health counselors earn about the same as related careers in Montana. On average, they make less than medical and clinical laboratory technicians but more than credit counselors.

Career Median Salary
Medical and clinical laboratory technician salary $39K
Clergy salary $41K
Ophthalmic medical technician salary $35K
Counselor salary $40K
Licensed practical nurse salary $41K
Mental health counselor salary $37K
Ophthalmic medical technologist salary $33K
Surgical assistant salary $33K
Neurodiagnostic technologist salary $33K
Credit counselor salary $37K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)