Experienced Licensed Professional Counselor Salary

Earnings for Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors come in at around $50K per year on average. Most Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors survey respondents are women (76 percent). Most Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors report high levels of job satisfaction. Although the larger part have medical coverage and just under one-half have dental coverage, more than a third claim no health benefits at all. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,758 - $67,577
$39K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,443
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50%
90%

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$22.05 - $64.71
$22
$30
$65
MEDIAN: $29.91
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,758 - $67,577  
   
Bonus
$425.00 - $12,500  
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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$39,359 - $76,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$22.05 - $64.71  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$34.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$425.00 - $12,500  
   
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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$39,359 - $76,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 91

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Key Stats for Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
10-19 years
88%
20 years or more
12%
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Skills That Affect Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Psychology
▲14%

Bereavement Counseling
▲5%

Patient Counseling
▲2%

▲1%

Clinical Supervision
▲1%

Group Therapy
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 36%