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Counselor Mental Health Salary

How much does a Counselor Mental Health make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Counselor Mental Health

$47,344 (USD)/yr

$23 (USD)/hr

$928 (USD)/yr

$46,765 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$928 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Administers mental health assessments, identifies mental and emotional disorders, develops individualized treatment plans, and advises and provides guidance to individuals needing emotional or psychological support. Heads individual or group therapy sessions, and runs mental health and wellness classes or workshops. Offers guidance to individuals, couples, families, and groups who are dealing with issues that affect their mental health and well-being; helps them develop coping strategies or finds ways to change behaviors, and seeks to relieve their mental and emotional suffering without resorting to drugs or invasive medical methods.
The average counselor mental health salary in United States is $47,344 or an equivalent hourly rate of $23. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $928. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$34,245 (USD)

$58,231 (USD)

Education data not available for this job

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Salary Potential

$54,885 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Counselor Mental Health will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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