A Mental Health Counselor earns an average salary of C$53,004 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$35,911 - C$74,440
C$36K
C$54K
C$74K
MEDIAN: C$54,293
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C$18.18 - C$58.17
C$18
C$27
C$58
MEDIAN: C$26.96
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Salary
C$35,911 - C$74,440  
   
Total Pay (?
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C$37,212 - C$81,903  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$18.18 - C$58.17  
   
Overtime
C$12.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Total Pay (?
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C$37,212 - C$81,903  
   
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Mental Health Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Mental Health Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mental Health Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Mental Health Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 16 salaries. A Mental Health Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
C$55,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 24%
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