Mental Health Counselor with Family Practice Skills Salary

Earnings for Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills come in at around $40K per year on average. While some workers in this profession — about a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and approximately one-half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$30,325 - $52,191
(Median)
$30K
$40K
$52K
MEDIAN: $40,173
10%
50%
90%

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$15.22 - $45.96
(Median)
$15
$20
$46
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,325 - $52,191  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,024  
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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$30,879 - $61,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.22 - $45.96  
   
Hourly Tips
$9.52  
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,024  
   
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).
)
$30,879 - $61,483  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills. During the first five years of their careers, Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills see a median income of $40K. Survey respondents with five to 10 years of experience report an only modestly higher median of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Mental Health Counselors with Family Practice skills make a median salary of $46K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $60K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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