Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a School Counselor is $45,652
What is the Pay by Experience Level for School Counselors?
An early career School Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $49,181 based on 432 salaries. A mid-career School Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,481 based on 274 salaries. An experienced School …Read more
What Do School Counselors Do?
School counselors are tasked with helping students achieve academic goals and personal, social, and professional development; they also help improve new students’ adjustments to school. Those who work in high schools may help students with college choices and serve as liaisons between students and college recruiters.
School counselors work closely with parents/guardians of problematic students and may work with students in either individual or group settings, or both. They may meet …Read more