Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salary

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor earns an average salary of $56,167 per year. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job.

$37,196 - $77,336
(Median)
$37K
$56K
$77K
MEDIAN: $56,167
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$12.56 - $38.87
(Median)
$13
$23
$39
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,196 - $77,336  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,363  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $5,057  
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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$35,630 - $79,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 173
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$12.56 - $38.87  
   
Overtime
$21.43 - $36.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,363  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $5,057  
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).
)
$35,630 - $79,737  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

The emotional health of employees can play a critical role in maintaining consistent high performance and meeting goals. In recognition of this, more and more companies offer the services of an employee assistance program (EAP) counselor. Employers typically work either with a dedicated EAP provider under contract, or even have an in-house team at times, and EAP counselors help employees and their families deal with a variety of outside-of-work issues and stressful situations in order to help them improve their focus on work-related tasks.

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Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Tasks

  • Coordinate referrals for outpatient care, and update clinical notes in the care management database.
  • Respond to crisis telephone calls.
  • Assist member in determining eligibility and benefit coverage.
  • Provide telephone assistance to employees who are dealing with a variety of issues.

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Pay by Experience Level for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salaries

Training
up arrow 34%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 16%
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