Experienced Licensed Professional Counselor Salary

An average Experienced Licensed Professional Counselor can expect to take home roughly $50K annually. Most Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Female Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,167 - $67,283
$39K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $50,420
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90%

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$22.32 - $61.63
$22
$30
$62
MEDIAN: $29.62
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,167 - $67,283  
   
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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$39,699 - $76,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 294
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$22.32 - $61.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$25.97  
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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$39,699 - $76,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98

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Key Stats for Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%
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Skills That Affect Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Psychology
▲14%

Bereavement Counseling
▲3%

Patient Counseling
▲2%

▲1%

Clinical Supervision
▼0%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Group Therapy
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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