Median pay for Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills lies in the neighborhood of $41K per year. Job satisfaction for Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills is high. There are far more female Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 82 percent. While close to two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and more than two-fifths have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,336 - $57,973
(Median)
$31K
$41K
$58K
MEDIAN: $40,569
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$14.49 - $43.24
(Median)
$14
$20
$43
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,336 - $57,973  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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$31,197 - $62,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $43.24  
   
Overtime
$22.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$302.01 - $4,966  
   
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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$31,197 - $62,652  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $40K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $43K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $61K.

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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
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Experienced
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 39%
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