A School Counselor with Oral / Verbal Communication skills earns an average salary of $49,838 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$36,626 - $71,867
(Median)
$37K
$50K
$72K
MEDIAN: $49,838
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$10.72 - $34.25
(Median)
$11
$16
$34
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$36,626 - $71,867  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $8,808  
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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$35,213 - $71,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 247
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.72 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$496.65 - $8,808  
   
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).
)
$35,213 - $71,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Pay by Experience Level for School Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects School Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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