The average salary for a Licensed Professional Counselor with Bereavement Counseling skills is $46,748.
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Job Description for Licensed Professional Counselor
A licensed professional counselor may work in a variety of environments providing care in the area of mental health to individuals with mental illnesses, disorders, or imbalances. They assist patients in setting goals, using strengths-based techniques, and maintaining their mental health. Aside from practicing counseling, licensed professional counselors are responsible for the maintenance of records relating to therapy. They function as a counselor, case manager, consultant, and educator while …Read more
Licensed Professional 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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Popular Skills for Licensed Professional Counselor
Skills in Counseling, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Patient Counseling and Clinical Supervision are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy.
Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Professional Counselor
An entry-level Licensed Professional Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,305 based on 9 salaries. An early career Licensed Professional Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,382 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Professional Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,991 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Licensed Professional Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,907 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,243.
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Employees with Licensed Professional Counselor in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (35.6% less), New Orleans, Louisiana (16.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.0% less).
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