The average salary for a Family Counselor is $39,807.
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Job Description for Family Counselor
Family counselors provide counseling services to family members regarding a range of social/personal topics; they may offer support to individuals, but also work with groups as needed. Family counselors are generally responsible for conducting regular assessments, collecting important information from clients, and providing referrals to those who need further help. They must always respect privacy and safety regulations and keep sensible information to themselves unless it must be reported to p…Read more
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Skills in Counseling, Patient Counseling, Crisis Intervention and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency/Trauma.
Pay by Experience Level for Family Counselor
An entry-level Family Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Family Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,915 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Family Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Family Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,931 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,672.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (17.5% less), Knoxville, Tennessee (7.1% less) and Jacksonville, Florida (1.3% less).
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