Average Camp Counselor Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Camp Counselor is $9.41.
MEDIAN $9.41
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $13
$0 - $125
Total Pay
$16,226 - $27,445

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Job Description for Camp Counselor

Camp Counselor Tasks
  • Assist with group supervision of campers.
  • Work with other camp staff to promote fun, health, safety and etiquette.
  • Assist campers with cleaning and other routine duties.
  • Lead small group activities in numerous areas such as art, fitness, and social engagement.

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Popular Skills for Camp Counselor

Skills in Activities for Children and Safety Compliance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Smalltalk, Oral / Verbal Communication and Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for Camp Counselor

An entry-level Camp Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $8.94 based on 31 salaries. An early career Camp Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.35 based on 157 salaries. A mid-career Camp Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.08 based on 28 salaries.
Employees with Camp Counselor in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 27.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (18.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.6% less).

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