School counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

School counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $62,950
Alabama $52,508
Arkansas $54,600
Arizona $48,300
California $69,510
Colorado $49,660
Connecticut $66,970
District of Columbia $64,520
Delaware $65,860
Florida $49,280
Georgia $54,910
Guam $59,090
Hawaii $59,110
Iowa $50,581
Idaho $43,651
Illinois $55,299
Indiana $49,001
Kansas $50,100
Kentucky $58,770
Louisiana $56,070
Massachusetts $67,110
Maryland $62,230
Maine $51,080
Michigan $53,120
Minnesota $55,330
Missouri $45,990
Mississippi $51,860
Montana $46,640
North Carolina $49,530
North Dakota $56,230
Nebraska $59,350
New Hampshire $49,560
New Jersey $69,090
New Mexico $54,690
Nevada $56,880
New York $61,800
Ohio $53,460
Oklahoma $42,340
Oregon $57,100
Pennsylvania $60,787
Puerto Rico $33,250
Rhode Island $59,740
South Carolina $51,230
South Dakota $41,710
Tennessee $49,690
Texas $60,610
Utah $46,830
Virginia $60,680
Virgin Islands $50,600
Vermont $48,660
Washington $63,500
Wisconsin $51,380
West Virginia $45,250
Wyoming $56,540

How do school counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

School counselors earn about the same as related careers in Iowa. On average, they make less than special education teachers but more than substance abuse social workers.

Career Median Salary
Special education teacher salary $58K
Teacher salary $43K
High school teacher salary $54K
Health educator salary $52K
Librarian salary $46K
School counselor salary $51K
Marriage therapist salary $49K
Elementary school teacher salary $50K
Kindergarten teacher salary $54K
Substance abuse social worker salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)