Entry-Level School Counselor Salary

An Entry-Level School Counselor earns an average salary of $43,745 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Masters degree and Bilingual.

$34,056 - $58,357
$34K
$44K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,205
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$10.74 - $34.23
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MEDIAN: $19.41
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$0$59K
Salary $34,056 - $58,357
Bonus $255.32 - $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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$32,366 - $59,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 748
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $10.74 - $34.23
Hourly Tips $4.17
Overtime $25.03
Annual Data $0$59K
Bonus $255.32 - $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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$32,366 - $59,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 74

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School Counselor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

School Counselor in Zion:
"LPC exam."
Take LPC exam immediately after graduation.

School Counselor in Memphis:
"It Requires Less Education."
It is important to find out the type of Counseling occupations are needed in the states you are interested in living. There are many sub categories within the field these days, as well as positions that require a combination of skills; for example, Art Therapy, Recreation Therapy, School Counselor and the list is long. The government provides current detailed statistics with regard to any job; such as, the biggest occupational needs in the US and each state, future projections of declining or high need occupations, and even salary averages. The best path to receive an affordable, quality and competent program and choose a college in the state in which you plan to practice.

Key Stats for School Counselor

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect School Counselor Salaries

Masters degree
▲14%

Bilingual
▲9%

▲1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 15%
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