Mental Health Counselor with Family Practice Skills Salary

Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills take home approximately $41K per year on average. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by approximately one-half. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up the vast majority of Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills (84 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,483 - $54,843
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$41K
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MEDIAN: $40,775
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$14.64 - $35.23
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MEDIAN: $20.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,483 - $54,843  
   
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$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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$31,469 - $60,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$14.64 - $35.23  
   
Overtime
$22.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$306.39 - $4,894  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$31,469 - $60,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $40K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $43K on average. On average, Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills make $45K following one to two decades on the job. Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $56K.

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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