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Clinical Counselor Salary

$62,302 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Clinical Counselor is $62,302 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Clinical Counselor is between $45,191 and $76,502. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Clinical Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Advises individuals or groups regarding psychological or emotional problems, such as stress, substance abuse, or family situations, using evaluative techniques, and develops and implements therapeutic treatment plans in medical setting.
  • Consults with medical doctor or other specialists concerning treatment plans and amends plans as directed.
Clinical Counselor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Job family population: 108,060

Estimated population of Clinical Counselor jobs: 20,162

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Clinical Counselor Job Listings for United States

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor - LPCC
Jun 13
San Diego, CA, USA
Seattle Christian Counseling
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) * Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) * Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) * Licensed Psychologist (PhD) * Licensed Clinical ...
Licensed Clinical Counselor
Jun 13
New Orleans, LA, USA
Orchard Talent
Clinical Counselor, New Orleans Are you seeking a rewarding opportunity? We are seeking Clinicians to provided clinical counseling to active duty service members and their families on the base. LCSW ...
LPC or LPCC - Remote Assessor
Jun 12
Cambridge, OH, USA
Dunson & Associates, Inc.
Dunson & Associates, Inc. seeks Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors and Licensed Professional Counselors to provide PASRR (Preadmission Screening and Resident Review) assessments in Cambridge ...
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor
Jun 7
NorthStar Regional
Licensed PsychologistLicensed Professional Clinical CounselorLicensed Independent Clinical Social WorkerLicensed Marriage and Family TherapistKnowledge RequirementsTherapy and Counseling -- Knowledge ...
Residential Shelter Bilingual Clinician/Counselor
Jun 7
Mesa, AZ, USA
A New Leaf
We currently have multiple Bilingual Clinician / Counselor openings, apply and find the one that ... Maintain clinical records in accordance with all local, state and federal laws and organization ...
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