The average salary for a Mental Health Counselor with Clinical Psychology skills is $41,209 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$30,468 - $59,565
(Median)
$30K
$41K
$60K
MEDIAN: $41,209
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$13.56 - $33.10
(Median)
$14
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,468 - $59,565  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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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$30,346 - $62,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.56 - $33.10  
   
Overtime
$13.94 - $36.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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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$30,346 - $62,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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.

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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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