Average Guidance Counselor Salary

$52,814
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$53k
90%
$76k

The average salary for a Guidance Counselor is $52,814

Base Salary
$38k - $76k
Bonus
$101 - $4k
Total Pay
$34k - $75k
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What Do Guidance Counselors Do?

Guidance Counselor Tasks
  • Observe and evaluate children during classroom and play activities.
  • Maintain student records as required by law, district and administrative regulations.
  • Help students to understand and deal with social, behavioral and personal problems.
  • Evaluate student abilities, interest and talents to develop academic and career goals.
  • Coordinate special need services.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
80.2%
Male
18.8%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 101 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

65%

Vision

57%

None

16%