Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

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The average yearly salary for Licensed Mental Health Counselor is $53,550. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, you could expect a starting pay rate of $44,100 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $63,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$42,840 - $64,260

Starting Yearly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$35,280 - $52,920

Top Yearly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$50,400 - $75,600

Monthly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$3,570 - $5,355

Starting Monthly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$2,940 - $4,410

Top Monthly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$4,200 - $6,300

Hourly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$19 - $29

Starting Hourly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$16 - $24

Top Hourly Licensed Mental Health Counselor Salary

$23 - $34


Licensed Mental Health Counselor Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Licensed Mental Health Counselor age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Licensed Mental Health Counselor are male in the United States, and 51% of the Licensed Mental Health Counselor are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Licensed Mental Health Counselor


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