$41,908
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a School Counselor with Counseling skills in Providence, Rhode Island is $41,908 per year.

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Job Description for School Counselor

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.

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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.

About Providence, Rhode Island

Providence County, Rhode Island
179,204
Male:
89,090 (49.7%)
Female:
90,114 (50.3%)
Providence is the capital and most populous city in the U.S. state of Rhode Island, founded in 1636, and one of the oldest cities in the United States. It is located in Providence County and is the third most populous city in the New England region, after Boston and Worcester. Providence has a city population of 179,154; it is also part of the Providence metropolitan area which extends into southern Massachusetts. The Providence metropolitan area has an estimated population of 1,604,291, which exceeds that of Rhode Island as a whole by about 60%. This can be considered, in turn, to be part of the Greater Boston commuting area, which contains 7.6 million people. Providence was founded by Roger Williams, a religious exile from the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He named the area in honor of "God's merciful Providence", which he believed was responsible for revealing such a haven for him and his...
Providence:
$39,015
Rhode Island:
$58,073
$943
Providence:
$177,400
Rhode Island:
$241,000
5.6%

School Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for School Counselor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: