Career and Job Search Guide

Mental Health Counselor Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $10.52 $16.53 $28.70
  Annual Wage $21,900 $34,400 $59,700
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Mental Health Counselors work with people to promote optimum mental health. They may help individuals deal with addictions , abuse, problems with relations, suicide, and stress.