Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor earns an average salary of $40,122 per year.
Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Total Pay (?
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$30,683 - $55,674
(Median)
31K
40K
47K
56K
MEDIAN: $40,122
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Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Total Pay (?
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$15.86 - $50.70
(Median)
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24
34
51
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$30,683 - $55,674  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,805  
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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$31,116 - $68,658  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 585
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.86 - $50.70  
   
Overtime
$0.75 - $55.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,805  
   
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).
)
$31,116 - $68,658  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 585
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Pay Difference By Location

Fort Worth
up arrow 33%
Austin
up arrow 25%
Denver
up arrow 8%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
Houston
up arrow 3%
Oklahoma City
up arrow 2%
National Average
$42,000
Dallas
up arrow 2%
Cincinnati
up arrow 2%
San Antonio
up arrow 3%
Chicago
up arrow 7%
Tulsa
up arrow 13%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Supervision
up arrow 9%
Counseling
0%
National Average
$42,000
Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
80%
female alumni
 
Male
20%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 32%
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