Guidance Counselor, Secondary School Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Guidance Counselor, Secondary School is $46,504 per year.
Guidance Counselor, Secondary School Total Pay (?
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$31,914 - $70,137
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MEDIAN: $46,503
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Guidance Counselor, Secondary School Total Pay (?
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$10.03 - $40.78
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,914 - $70,137  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,775  
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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$31,086 - $70,457  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 448
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.03 - $40.78  
   
Overtime
$14.74 - $34.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,775  
   
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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$31,086 - $70,457  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 448
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Job Description for Guidance Counselor, Secondary School

  • Evaluate student abilities, interest and talents to develop academic and career goals.
  • Conduct interviews and administer aptitude and interest tests.
  • Help students to understand and deal with social, behavioral and personal problems.
  • Advise students on college majors, admission requirements, financial aid and technical school options.
  • Maintain student records as required by law, district and administrative regulations.

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Experience Affects Guidance Counselor, Secondary School Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 26%
Mid-Career
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$46,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
75%
female alumni
 
Male
25%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%
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