Average Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor Salary

$55,585
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$994
Bonus
$175
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The average salary for an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor is $55,585.
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MEDIAN $55,585
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Salary
$40k - $78k
Bonus
$296 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $175
Total Pay
$39k - $88k

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Job Description for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

Job Satisfaction for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

4.2 out of 5
(37)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

The top respondents for the job title Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor are from the companies UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Inc. and Magellan Health. Reported salaries are highest at Magellan Health where the average pay is $58,000. UnitedHealth Group pays the lowest at around $55,000.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Professional Counselor
Mental Health Counselor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

Skills in Crisis Intervention, Case Management and Training are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Counseling and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor

An entry-level Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,480 based on 8 salaries. An early career Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,549 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,071 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,415 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $66,704.
Employees with Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 25.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Fargo, North Dakota (32.0% less), Chicago, Illinois (21.8% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 224 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
21.4%
Late Career
13.4%