Experienced Mental Health Counselor Salary

An average Experienced Mental Health Counselor can expect to take home roughly $44K per year. Most Experienced Mental Health Counselors survey respondents are women (76 percent). The majority of Experienced Mental Health Counselors claim high levels of job satisfaction. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and slightly more than half have dental, as well. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,299 - $62,707

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$13.59 - $35.82

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,299 - $62,707  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
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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$31,733 - $66,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 322
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.59 - $35.82  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $45.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
   
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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$31,733 - $66,713  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
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Skills That Affect Experienced Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 10%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 6%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Community Health
up arrow 1%

Milieu Therapy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 101 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 28%
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