Average School Counselor Salary

$51,762
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$39k
MEDIAN
$52k
90%
$73k

The average salary for a School Counselor is $51,762

Base Salary
$39k - $73k
Bonus
$253 - $6k
Total Pay
$38k - $74k
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What Do School Counselors Do?

School Counselor Tasks
  • Communicate with students, identify obstacles to progress, and work together to overcome them.
  • Identify and communicate special needs and mental health challenges.
  • Consult with parents or teachers on appropriate strategies, communication methods, and obstacles.
  • Intervene in dangerous, challenging, or stressful situations to provide a peaceful, safe environment.
  • Listen to students and enable them to connect with support services, teachers, parents, and others.
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How do School Counselors Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
(149)
Highly Satisfied
22Reviews
Based on 149 responses, the job of School Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 4 out of 5. On average, School Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.