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The average juvenile counselor salary in United States is $29,312 or an equivalent hourly rate of $14. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $346. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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An entry level juvenile counselor (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $17,069. On the other end, a senior level juvenile counselor (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $34,991.

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Job Description
Provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and to maximize the family well-being and the academic functioning of children. May assist parents, arrange adoptions, and find foster homes for abandoned or abused children. In schools, they address such problems as teenage pregnancy, misbehavior, and truancy. May also advise teachers.

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtained.

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