$47,861
Avg. Salary
$25.40
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Bereavement Counselor is $25.40 per hour.

The average pay for a Bereavement Counselor is $47,861 per year.

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$18.04
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$25.40
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$39.56
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$35k
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$76k
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MEDIAN $47,861
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$0$79K
Salary $34,521 - $76,025
Bonus $202
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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$36,392 - $79,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $18.04 - $39.56
Overtime $40.75
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $202
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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$36,392 - $79,885
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Bereavement Counselor

Bereavement counselors are specialized therapists who help families and friends of the recently deceased work through issues related to death. They are typically employed by health care organizations, as well as medical entities which offer hospice and other palliative end-of-life care-giving. These counselors serve as guides to help individuals through the various stages of healthy grieving in order to move on with their own lives and responsibilities.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bereavement Counselor

Pay by Experience for a Bereavement Counselor has a negative trend. An entry-level Bereavement Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bereavement Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Bereavement Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries. A Bereavement Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Key Stats for Bereavement Counselor

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Bereavement Counselor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$50,000

Experienced
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Late-Career
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 23%