An Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor earns an average salary of $41,006 per year.

$31,575 - $54,473
(Median)
$32K
$41K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,005
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$15.62 - $45.88
(Median)
$16
$22
$46
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,575 - $54,473  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $6,250  
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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$31,989 - $61,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 753
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.62 - $45.88  
   
Overtime
$9.93 - $52.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$150.00 - $6,250  
   
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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$31,989 - $61,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 253
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,928

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Skills That Affect Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Bereavement Counseling
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Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
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Patient Counseling
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Clinical Psychology
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Counseling
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Group Therapy
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Clinical Supervision
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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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