Adoption Counselor Salary

An Adoption Counselor earns an average salary of $35,613 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$26,000 - $41,992
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$42K
MEDIAN: $35,613
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$7.80 - $21.41
(Median)
$7
$12
$21
MEDIAN: $11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$26,000 - $41,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
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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$19,343 - $41,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.80 - $21.41  
   
Overtime
$14.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$19,343 - $41,915  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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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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Experience Affects Adoption Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 36%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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