An Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor earns an average salary of $40,856 per year.

$31,416 - $54,957
$31K
$41K
$55K
MEDIAN: $40,856
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$15.69 - $44.56
$16
$22
$45
MEDIAN: $21.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,416 - $54,957  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $5,106  
Total Pay (?
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$31,931 - $61,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 758
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$15.69 - $44.56  
   
Overtime
$20.40 - $87.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$195.74 - $5,106  
   
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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$31,931 - $61,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 263

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,763

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Licensed Professional Counselor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston:
"Communication."
Communication is very important in this position. And networking with other community resources, so as to meet the appropriate needs of clientele.

Key Stats for Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.
078
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
16%
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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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Clinical Psychology
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Emergency/Trauma
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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 79 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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