$30,772
Avg. Salary
$12.82
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Residential Youth Counselor is $12.82 per hour.

The average pay for a Residential Youth Counselor is $30,772 per year.

$10.63
10%
$12.82
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$17.58
90%
MEDIAN $12.82
$25k
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$31k
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$55k
90%
MEDIAN $30,772
$24,798 - $55,361
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MEDIAN: $30,772
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$0$55K
Salary $24,798 - $55,361
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,915 - $41,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.63 - $17.58
Overtime $14.52 - $27.49
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$22,915 - $41,878
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 130

Job Description for Residential Youth Counselor

Residential youth counselor positions involve working with children and adolescents; in some settings, counselors deal with a wide range of ages, while others focus on a specific age group and/or demographic (such as teenage girls). They help provide a positive, therapeutic environment to the youth under their supervision, who may have experienced traumatic and unstable environments. Residential youth counselors must serve as a positive role model, working with youth in individual and group settings to provide guidance and support. They must coordinate with staff members such as nurses and mental health professionals to provide the best possible care.

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Key Stats for Residential Youth Counselor

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Residential Youth Counselor Salaries

Mid-Career
▲9%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 27%