Average Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$49,729
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$68k

The average salary for a Licensed Mental Health Counselor is $49,729

Base Salary
$39k - $68k
Bonus
$103 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $29k
Total Pay
$39k - $82k
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What Do Licensed Mental Health Counselors Do?

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Tasks
  • Facilitate adult or youth groups and individual counseling sessions.
  • Prepare and execute treatment plans according to the needs of each patient.
  • Conduct psychological assessments, make recommendations, and maintain records.
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Job Satisfaction for Licensed Mental Health Counselor

3.8 out of 5
(142)
Highly Satisfied
13Reviews
Based on 142 responses, the job of Licensed Mental Health Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.78 out of 5. On average, Licensed Mental Health Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
80.1%
Male
19.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.7%
This data is based on 418 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

68%

Dental

57%

Vision

47%

None

30%