The average wage for a Residential Counselor is C$18.94 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$22,156 - C$66,610
C$22K
C$40K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$40,236
10%
50%
90%
C$14.20 - C$24.52
C$14
C$19
C$25
MEDIAN: C$19.05
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$22,156 - C$66,610
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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C$28,700 - C$51,990
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$14.20 - C$24.52
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$51K
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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C$28,700 - C$51,990
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Job Description for Residential Counselor

A residential counselor works in a live-in facility to provide counseling services to residents. This may be a facility for adults with addictions, people with disabilities, the elderly, youth in summer camps, or troubled youth, among others. The residential counselor acts as a role model and offers their support to help clients gain independence and function normally in society. This type of counselor may also help clients develop life and behavior skills.

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Residential Counselor Tasks

  • Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients' medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.
  • Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them recover from illness, and adjust to life.
  • Advocate for clients or patients to resolve crises.
  • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in clients' status.

Residential Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Residential Counselor

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Residential Counselor Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$40,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 24%