Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salary

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor earns an average salary of $56,145 per year. A skill in Training is associated with high pay for this job.

$39,548 - $76,407
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$76K
MEDIAN: $56,144
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$12.79 - $43.87
(Median)
$13
$23
$44
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,548 - $76,407  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
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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$37,268 - $79,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.79 - $43.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$14.79 - $40.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,470  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,069  
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).
)
$37,268 - $79,164  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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 20%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salaries

Training
up arrow 17%

National Average
$55,000

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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