Bereavement Counselor Salary (United States)

A Bereavement Counselor earns an average wage of $21.86 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Bereavement Counselor Total Pay (?
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$29,882 - $56,469
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,562
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Bereavement Counselor Total Pay (?
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$11.74 - $28.96
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,882 - $56,469  
   
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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$28,277 - $57,607  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $28.96  
   
Overtime
$26.53 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$28,277 - $57,607  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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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
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 22%
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