Average Financial Counselor Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Financial Counselor is $17.98

Hourly Rate
$15 - $23
$256 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$150 - $3k
Total Pay
$31k - $54k
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What Do Financial Counselors Do?

Financial Counselor Tasks
  • Counsel individuals and families regarding various financial decisions, including budgeting, debt management and paying for medical treatment.
  • Meet with clients to discuss finances, cost of services, interest and payment options.
  • Investigate insurance coverage, financial assistant options, and calculate out of pocket expenses.
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How do Financial Counselors Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 183 responses, the job of Financial Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.02 out of 5. On average, Financial Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Financial Counselors

What is the highest pay for Financial Counselors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Financial Counselor is $23.36 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Financial Counselors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Financial Counselor is $14.56 / hour

How can Financial Counselors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Financial Counselor is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Financial Counselor that oversees more junior Financial Counselors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.