School Counselor Salary

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What is the average salary for a School Counselor?

The average salary of a School Counselor is $56,160. Salaries start from $31,850 and go up to $86,870. Please note that the average salary for a School Counselor may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

Learn more about the School Counselor job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

$0 $86,870
Starting ($31.9k)
Junior ($40.9k)
Experienced ($53.6k)
Senior ($69.5k)
Highest ($86.9k)
Highest

The top 10% of School Counselors in United States earn:

$86,870
Senior

The top 25% of School Counselors in United States earn:

$69,520
Experienced

The middle 50% of School Counselors in United States earn:

$53,600
Junior

The bottom 25% of School Counselors in United States earn:

$40,940
Starting

The bottom 10% of School Counselors in United States earn:

$31,850

Historical salary

School Counselor salary by state

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State Salary Rank
School Counselor Salary in New Jersey 70,070 1
School Counselor Salary in Alaska 67,870 2
School Counselor Salary in New York 63,960 3
School Counselor Salary in District of Columbia 63,500 4
School Counselor Salary in California 63,250 5
School Counselor Salary in Rhode Island 63,180 6
School Counselor Salary in Massachusetts 62,530 7
School Counselor Salary in Illinois 61,740 8
School Counselor Salary in Maryland 61,000 9
School Counselor Salary in Delaware 60,010 10
School Counselor Salary in Virginia 58,810 11
School Counselor Salary in Washington 58,760 12
School Counselor Salary in Wyoming 56,870 13
School Counselor Salary in Ohio 56,610 14
School Counselor Salary in Georgia 56,470 15
School Counselor Salary in United States 56,160 16
School Counselor Salary in Connecticut 56,120 17
School Counselor Salary in Kentucky 55,690 18
School Counselor Salary in Nevada 55,520 19
School Counselor Salary in Florida 55,260 20
School Counselor Salary in Hawaii 55,230 21
School Counselor Salary in Texas 54,730 22
School Counselor Salary in Michigan 54,400 23
School Counselor Salary in Oregon 54,220 24
School Counselor Salary in Minnesota 54,160 25
School Counselor Salary in Pennsylvania 54,040 26
School Counselor Salary in Wisconsin 53,800 27
School Counselor Salary in Louisiana 53,190 28
School Counselor Salary in North Dakota 53,140 29
School Counselor Salary in Indiana 53,130 30
School Counselor Salary in New Hampshire 52,510 31
School Counselor Salary in Arkansas 51,970 32
School Counselor Salary in Alabama 50,820 33
School Counselor Salary in Vermont 50,700 34
School Counselor Salary in Kansas 50,240 35
School Counselor Salary in Montana 50,070 36
School Counselor Salary in Nebraska 49,900 37
School Counselor Salary in Iowa 49,480 38
School Counselor Salary in Utah 49,100 39
School Counselor Salary in South Carolina 48,950 40
School Counselor Salary in Tennessee 48,860 41
School Counselor Salary in Guam 48,050 42
School Counselor Salary in New Mexico 47,920 43
School Counselor Salary in Maine 47,890 44
School Counselor Salary in Mississippi 47,610 45
School Counselor Salary in Missouri 47,140 46
School Counselor Salary in Arizona 46,950 47
School Counselor Salary in Colorado 46,840 48
School Counselor Salary in North Carolina 46,430 49
School Counselor Salary in Oklahoma 43,820 50
School Counselor Salary in West Virginia 43,110 51
School Counselor Salary in Idaho 42,020 52
School Counselor Salary in South Dakota 39,720 53
School Counselor Salary in Virgin Islands 38,440 54
School Counselor Salary in Puerto Rico 34,270 55