Adoption Counselor Salary (United States)

An Adoption Counselor earns an average salary of $33,840 per year.
Adoption Counselor Total Pay (?
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$27,316 - $41,393
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $33,839
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Salary
$27,316 - $41,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $100.00  
Total Pay (?
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$16,925 - $40,726  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Job Description for Adoption Counselor

  • Find foster homes, arrange adoptions and guide clients through the adoption process.
  • Provide emotional support and adoption procedure expertise to both birth and adoptive families.
  • Counsel people in all stages of the adoption process, including biological parents, interested families, and the children themselves.
  • Assess quality of home life and child care for adoptive families and foster parents.

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
30%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 18%
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