Guidance Counselor, Elementary School Salary

The average pay for a Guidance Counselor, Elementary School is $42,729 per year.

$32,713 - $70,245
$33K
$47K
$70K
MEDIAN: $46,976
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Salary $32,713 - $70,245
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$31,680 - $69,727
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 36

Job Description for Guidance Counselor, Elementary School

Guidance counselors in elementary schools help students improve their academic and social skills on an individual and/or group basis, and may gather information about students via records, interviews, and tests. Tests may also be administered to identify areas of improvement, and they must be strongly familiar with all applicable laws, policies, and procedures for this work.

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Guidance Counselor, Elementary School Tasks

  • Maintain student records as required by law, district and administrative regulations
  • Observe and evaluate children during classroom and play activities
  • Consult with teachers and parents to identify strengths and problems
  • Coordinate special need services
  • Help students to understand and deal with social, behavioral and personal problems

Common Career Paths for Guidance Counselor, Elementary School


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Pay by Experience Level for Guidance Counselor, Elementary School

Pay by Experience for a Guidance Counselor, Elementary School has a positive trend. An entry-level Guidance Counselor, Elementary School with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Guidance Counselor, Elementary School with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Guidance Counselor, Elementary School which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 6 salaries. A Guidance Counselor, Elementary School with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Guidance Counselor, Elementary School

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Guidance Counselor, Elementary School Salaries

Experienced
▲71%

Late-Career
▲31%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 14%