Average Mental Health Counselor Salary

$43,789
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$34k
MEDIAN
$44k
90%
$62k

The average salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $43,789

Base Salary
$34k - $62k
Bonus
$104 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$5 - $10k
Commission
$1k - $28k
Total Pay
$32k - $65k
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Job Satisfaction for Mental Health Counselor

3.8 out of 5
(408)
Highly Satisfied
45Reviews
Based on 408 responses, the job of Mental Health Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5. On average, Mental Health Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
78.7%
Male
20.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 1,246 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

70%

Dental

61%

Vision

51%

None

28%