Counselor - Higher Ed. Salary in the United States

How much does a Counselor - Higher Ed. make in the United States? The average Counselor - Higher Ed. salary in the United States is $56,760 as of June 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $49,176 and $65,462. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Counselor - Higher Ed. consults student in individual or group with academic, financial, and personal matters. Has responsibilities of therapy, vocational testing and assessment, program development and evaluation, and outreach activities. Being a Counselor - Higher Ed. requires a master's degree of clinical/counseling psychology. Typically reports to department head. The Counselor - Higher Ed. contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Counselor - Higher Ed. typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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