The average salary for an Entry-Level Mental Health Counselor in Boston, Massachusetts is $40,452 per year.

$30,201 - $61,277
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MEDIAN: $40,452
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$13.69 - $34.77
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$35
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Salary
$30,201 - $61,277  
   
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$29,788 - $63,728  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$13.69 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$21.00  
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$29,788 - $63,728  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Skills That Affect Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Case Management
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National Average
$40,000

Milieu Therapy
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Counseling
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Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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