Housing Counselor Salary

Those pursuing careers as Housing Counselors in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $37K per year. Compensation ranges from $25K on the lower end to $45K per year on the higher end. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Housing Counselors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just under one-half. Female Housing Counselors make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,850 - $44,869

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$11.45 - $20.23

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$26,850 - $44,869  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
Total Pay (?
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$25,351 - $44,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $20.23  
   
Overtime
$16.90 - $31.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,192  
   
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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$25,351 - $44,571  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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Job Description for Housing Counselor

  • Deliver instructional materials around topics like budgets, credit score, mortgages and foreclosure.
  • Conduct one-on-one and group sessions to advise and educate about housing.
  • Communicate with a range of agencies, landlords, businesses and individuals.
  • Interview and investigate applicants to determine eligibility and status according to policies.
  • Write periodic reports and analyses.

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Pay by Experience Level for Housing Counselor

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


Housing Counselors do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $32K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $36K. Housing Counselors see a median salary of $38K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Housing Counselors who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $40K on average.

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Experience Affects Housing Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 14%
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