Residential Youth Counselor Salary (United States)

A Residential Youth Counselor earns an average wage of $11.90 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Residential Youth Counselor Total Pay (?
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$22,143 - $44,040
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,551
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Residential Youth Counselor Total Pay (?
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$9.61 - $15.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,143 - $44,040  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $511  
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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$20,646 - $39,092  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $15.27  
   
Overtime
$13.25 - $26.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $511  
   
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).
)
$20,646 - $39,092  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 318
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Job Description for Residential Youth Counselor

  • Supervise residents and group activities to promote a safe environment.
  • Teach residents behavior modification techniques and problem solving and life skills.
  • Observe patients and report outcome to treatment professionals.

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Experience Affects Residential Youth Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
$27,000
Entry-Level
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
57%
female alumni
 
Male
43%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 24%
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