$57,391
Avg. Salary
$25.43
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, Texas is $25.43 per hour.

The average pay for a Licensed Professional Counselor in Houston, Texas is $57,391 per year.

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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 providing therapy. This therapy may be to individuals, groups, or couples.

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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.

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
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Key Stats for Licensed Professional Counselor

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
20 years or more
100%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 67%