Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor is $40,376 per year. A skill in Clinical Supervision is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Salary (?
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$30,826 - $55,883
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $40,376
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Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Salary (?
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$16.05 - $50.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,826 - $55,883  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
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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$31,343 - $68,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 475
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.05 - $50.74  
   
Overtime
$1.29 - $52.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
   
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).
)
$31,343 - $68,100  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 161
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Pay Difference By Location

Fort Worth
up arrow 32%
Austin
up arrow 24%
Houston
up arrow 5%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
Denver
up arrow 3%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 2%
National Average
$42,000
Dallas
up arrow 2%
Cincinnati
up arrow 3%
San Antonio
up arrow 4%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
Tulsa
up arrow 9%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 16%
Counseling
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 2%
Group Therapy
up arrow 3%

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 97 votes.

Gender

Female
78%
female alumni
 
Male
22%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 31%
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