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Counselor salary in United States

How much does a Counselor make in the United States?

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The average salary for a counselor is $24.31 per hour in the United States. 8.9k salaries reported, updated at November 25, 2022

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Top companies for Counselors in United States

  1. Fisher Investments
    148 reviews18 salaries reported
    $49.61per hour
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Highest paying cities for Counselors near United States

  1. New York, NY
    $28.31 per hour
    177 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $26.49 per hour
    167 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $26.19 per hour
    118 salaries reported
  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $25.72 per hour
    58 salaries reported
  2. Baltimore, MD
    $25.63 per hour
    61 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $25.60 per hour
    76 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $24.93 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $24.86 per hour
    69 salaries reported
  3. Bronx, NY
    $24.49 per hour
    42 salaries reported
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Where can a Counselor earn more?

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Most common benefits for Counselors

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness
  • Loan repayment program
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 11,035 ratings

35% of Counselors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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