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Experienced Mental Health Counselor Salary

Average Experienced Mental Health Counselors make around $45K annually. While some workers in this profession — just under a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and a majority have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Mental Health Counselors. Female Experienced Mental Health Counselors make up most of the survey respondents at 75 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$32,332 - $62,177
(Median)
$32K
$45K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,737
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90%

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$13.45 - $36.36
(Median)
$13
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $20
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,332 - $62,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
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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$31,647 - $66,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $36.36  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
   
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).
)
$31,647 - $66,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136

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Skills That Affect Experienced Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 11%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 6%

Family Practice
up arrow 3%

Milieu Therapy
up arrow 1%

Community Health
0%

National Average
$44,000

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 28%