Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $46,434 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$34,053 - $84,563
$34K
$46K
$85K
MEDIAN: $46,434
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50%
90%

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$24.00 - $55.00
$35
MEDIAN: $35.00
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Salary
$34,053 - $84,563  
   
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$34,844 - $98,986  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Hourly Rate
$35.00  
   
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$34,844 - $98,986  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Professional Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Licensed Professional Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Licensed Professional Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Licensed Professional Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Licensed Professional Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 11 salaries. A Licensed Professional Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲73%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Licensed Professional Counselor Salaries

Clinical Supervision
▲9%

▲5%

Group Therapy
▲3%

Patient Counseling
▲2%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 42%