Financial Counselor in Houston, Texas Salary

A Financial Counselor in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $19.43 per hour.

$13.09 - $22.34
$13
$19
$22
MEDIAN: $18.95
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $13.09 - $22.34
Overtime $30.07
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $750
Total Pay (?
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$27,658 - $50,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Financial Counselor

Financial counselors are responsible for providing key financial information to clients, offering financial assistance and arrangements as needed. They are in charge of establishing relationships to ensure satisfactory financial resolution for their organization. They provide one-on-one financial counseling to educate clients on their options, handle insurance information, and review documentation and financial information to approve reimbursements. Financial counselors also verify clients' eligibility for programs based on program requirements, as well as help secure payment agreements between their organization and external parties.

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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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Financial Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Financial Counselor

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
33%

Skills That Affect Financial Counselor Salaries

Insurance
▲11%

Customer Service
▲7%

bill collections
▲5%

National Average
$40,000

Collections
▼8%

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 8%