Median pay for Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors is around $50K per year. Most Experienced Licensed Professional Counselors survey respondents are women (77 percent). Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by slightly less than half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,250 - $68,047
(Median)
$39K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,185
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50%
90%

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$22.55 - $62.40
(Median)
$23
$30
$62
MEDIAN: $29.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$39,250 - $68,047  
   
Bonus
$817 - $14,681  
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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$39,895 - $76,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 283
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$22.55 - $62.40  
   
Overtime
$33.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$817 - $14,681  
   
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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$39,895 - $76,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94
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Skills That Affect Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Psychology
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Patient Counseling
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Bereavement Counseling
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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
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Counseling
0%

Clinical Supervision
0%

National Average
$52,000

Group Therapy
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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