Mental Health Counselor with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills Salary

A Mental Health Counselor with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills earns an average salary of $40,040 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,861 - $53,375
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$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,136
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$14.16 - $35.03
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MEDIAN: $19.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,861 - $53,375  
   
Bonus
$202.03 - $10,137  
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
Total Pay (?
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$30,763 - $58,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 263
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.16 - $35.03  
   
Overtime
$15.51 - $51.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$202.03 - $10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,250  
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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$30,763 - $58,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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Pay by Experience Level for Mental Health Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Mental Health Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Mental Health Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 218 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mental Health Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Mental Health Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 46 salaries. A Mental Health Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 21 salaries.

Key Stats for Mental Health Counselor

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 23%
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