A Mental Health Counselor earns an average wage of AU$29.18 per hour. 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$37,480 - AU$79,067
AU$37K
AU$58K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$58,213
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AU$20.41 - AU$59.18
AU$20
AU$30
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$29.74
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$37,480 - AU$79,067  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,976 - AU$83,761  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$20AU$40AU$60
Hourly Rate
AU$20.41 - AU$59.18  
   
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$40,976 - AU$83,761  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
AU$60,000

▼8%

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 87%
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