A Mental Health Counselor earns an average salary of AU$60,000 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$40,547 - AU$77,639
AU$41K
AU$60K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$60,000
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50%
90%

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AU$20.08 - AU$59.18
AU$20
AU$29
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$40,547 - AU$77,639  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$42,569 - AU$81,484  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$20AU$40AU$60
Hourly Rate
AU$20.08 - AU$59.18  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$9.09  
Overtime
AU$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,569 - AU$81,484  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
AU$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 82%
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