What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Experienced Mental Health Counselor Salary

An average Experienced Mental Health Counselor can expect to take home roughly $44K annually. Most Experienced Mental Health Counselors survey respondents are women (74 percent). Although just under one in three lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Experienced Mental Health Counselors. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$32,245 - $62,045
(Median)
$32K
$44K
$62K
MEDIAN: $44,359
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$13.45 - $37.79
(Median)
$13
$20
$38
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

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.
)
$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,245 - $62,045  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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).
)
$31,643 - $66,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 338
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.
)
$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.45 - $37.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $47.38  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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).
)
$31,643 - $66,429  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Mental Health Counselor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

United States (change)

Skills That Affect Experienced Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Spanish Language
up arrow 9%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 5%

Family Practice
up arrow 5%

Community Health
up arrow 1%

Milieu Therapy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$44,000

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 118 votes.

Gender

Female
74 %
Male
26 %

Common Health Benefits

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