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Bereavement Counselor Salary

A Bereavement Counselor earns an average wage of $20.99 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
$32,251 - $56,697
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,924
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$11.33 - $29.36
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,251 - $56,697  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$27,983 - $58,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$24.50 - $39.08  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$27,983 - $58,256  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Job Description for Bereavement Counselor

  • Refer family to community resources to assist in recovery from loss and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, or housing.
  • Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome the loss of a loved one and adjust to life.

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Experience Affects Bereavement Counselor Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 18%