Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor is $42,973 per year. A skill in Clinical Psychology is associated with high pay for this job.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Salary (?
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$34,329 - $59,758
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MEDIAN: $42,973
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Salary (?
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$17.45 - $69.04
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,329 - $59,758  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
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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$34,854 - $71,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$17.45 - $69.04  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,064  
   
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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$34,854 - $71,836  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Licensed clinical professional counselors supervise clinical staff at every level of a hospital or clinic. They must research, develop, and implement practices that will lead to improvements in staff performance, as well as ensure that all staff documentation meets standards. These professionals are also in charge of coaching and training program staff and providing technical assistance to supervisors and other personnel. Licensed clinical professional counselors usually work with all members of the medical facility, and they may potentially work with outside mental health professionals. These counselors generally work full time in a medical facility; they often work during regular business hours, but 12-hour shifts may be available at hospitals.
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Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Tasks
  • Conduct psychological assessments, make recommendations, and maintain records.
  • Prepare and execute treatment plans according to the needs of each patient.
  • Facilitate adult or youth groups and individual counseling sessions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

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Pay Difference By Location

Baltimore
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Chicago
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Cincinnati
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National Average
$45,000
Cleveland
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Dayton
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Experience Affects Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 29%
Counseling
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 26%