Mental Health Counselor in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average pay for a Mental Health Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $36,162 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$29,913 - $48,408
(Median)
$30K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $36,161
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$13.83 - $21.60
(Median)
$14
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$29,913 - $48,408  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
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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$29,491 - $47,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$13.83 - $21.60  
   
Overtime
$22.89  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
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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$29,491 - $47,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Experience Affects Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Mental Health Counselor Salaries

Milieu Therapy
up arrow 5%

Community Health
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Group Therapy
up arrow 3%

Case Management
up arrow 4%

Clinical Psychology
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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