Bereavement Counselor Salary (United States)

A Bereavement Counselor earns an average salary of $42,176 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Bereavement Counselor Total Pay (?
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$31,000 - $56,265
(Median)
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56K
MEDIAN: $42,176
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Bereavement Counselor Total Pay (?
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$11.48 - $29.23
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,000 - $56,265  
   
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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$28,203 - $57,763  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.48 - $29.23  
   
Overtime
$28.50 - $39.10  
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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$28,203 - $57,763  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
85%
female alumni
 
Male
15%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%
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