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Credit Counselor Salary

$68,787 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$2,373

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Credit Counselor is $68,787 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Credit Counselor is between $49,405 and $84,814. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Credit Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Advises individuals about handling money and paying debts.
  • Confers with client to ascertain available monthly income after living expenses to meet credit obligations.
  • Determines amount of debt and funds available to plan method of payoff and estimate time for debt liquidation.
  • Contacts creditors to explain client's financial situation and to arrange for payment adjustments so that payments are feasible for client and agreeable to creditors.
Credit Counselor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Credit Counselors

Job family population: 35,740

Estimated population of Credit Counselor jobs: 32,638

Rate of error: 3.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$79,743
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Credit Counselor Job Listings for United States

Counselor II
Nov 15
Ralston, NE, USA
Valley Hope Opportunities
Provides individual and group counseling, therapeutic intervention, and educational lectures to ... Completes any required continuing education credits. * Maintains current state license ...
Collections Specialist
Sep 19
Downey, CA, USA
Financial Partners Credit Union
... Credit Counseling programs when needed. * Perform skip tracing to locate member and /or our collateral * Prepares and submit accounts for legal action or charge-off supervisor for approval Assign ...
Strategy Insight and Financial Planning Consultant
Nov 13
Tampa, FL, USA
The Jobwindow
Ability to perform sound credit counseling advice and assertive collection techniques. * Excellent customer service orientation and strong communication skills. * Strong problem-solving skills
Residential Counselor
Nov 9
Aurora, IL, USA
Sequel Youth and Family Services
Position Overview We are looking for Residential Counselors/Youth Care Workers to provide direct ... Some college credit is preferred. * Must be at least 21 years of age. * Experience supporting ...
Customer Service Representative
Nov 8
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Trinity Debt Management
We provide credit counseling, debt management, and debt counseling for individuals and families who are experiencing problems with debt. We serve 45 states. Job Overview: Our Account Managers work ...

The average pay for a Credit Counselor is $68,787 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Credit Counselor is between $49,405 and $84,814. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Credit Counselor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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