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 10% less than similar careers in New Mexico. On average, they make less than school psychologists but more than special education teachers.

Career Median Salary
School psychologist salary $67K
Counseling psychologist salary $67K
Distance learning coordinator salary $73K
Professor salary $63K
Nurse educator salary $62K
School counselor salary $55K
Music teacher salary $49K
Elementary school teacher salary $53K
High school teacher salary $54K
Special education teacher salary $54K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)