How much does a Licensed Mental Health Counselor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the United States is $32 as of July 28, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $29 and $35. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Strategic Therapy Associates Inc - Galax , VA
Mental Health Counselor (QMHP-C or LMHP-E) **$1500 signing bonus** Are you seeking a rewarding ... LCSW) *Certain conditions apply. Licensure supervision is offered to masters level staff at ...
Glassdoor - 7 days ago
Divine Behavioral Services - Newport News , VA
Currently we are hiring for Mental Health and Intensive In Home Counselors. Duties are as listed ... licensing, and Medicaid standards. * Report on statistical and utilization data and service ...
Monster - 7 days ago
Strategic Therapy Associates Inc - Danville , VA
Licensed-Eligible Mental Health Counselor ***$1500 Signing bonus*** Strategic Therapy Associates has an excellent opportunity for a Licensed-Eligible Counselor, or Licensed-Eligible Marriage & Family ...
Glassdoor - 63 days ago
EMS of Virginia (Educating, Mentoring, Success) - Richmond , VA
Community Based QMHP - Crisis Stabilization EMS of Virginia is seeking a Qualified Mental Health ... licensed-eligible as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Professional Counselor ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Telemynd - Alexandria , VA
Maintain contact with and consulting with third parties and collateral contacts when appropriate Requirements * LCSW, LICSW, LPC, LPCC, LMHC, LMFT, or licensed psychologists * Working knowledge of ...
ZipRecruiter - 45 days ago
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Mental Health Counselor(LMHC) or equivalent clinical level license * Must possess or have the ability to obtain an unrestricted New York license (All ...
LinkedIn - 12 days ago

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