How much does a Correctional Counselor make in the United States? The average Correctional Counselor salary in the United States is $44,799 as of August 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $39,772 and $49,830. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $39,772 10% $35,196 90% $54,410 75% $49,830 $44,799 50%(Median)
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Correctional Counselor

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Magellan Health - Quantico , VA
Enters counselor activity data on a daily basis through smart phone, or web application, to assure that reporting is accurate from assigned installation, while maintaining client/service member ...
Magellan Health - 3 days ago
A Village Youth & Family Services is currently seeking a full-time QMHP-Adult counselor. The professional will provide direct mental health care to adults (18+) who are in a residential setting in ...
ZipRecruiter - 24 days ago
Access Services - Newport News , VA
Experience providing mental health services in a correctional, forensic, outpatient or other settings. Preferred Qualifications: * Doctorate degree in Psychology (clinical, counseling, clinical ...
ZipRecruiter - 38 days ago
Access Services - Powhatan , VA
... correctional, forensic, outpatient or other setting. * Ability to provide individual and group counseling or therapy. * Considerable working knowledge of psychopathology, diagnostic nomenclature ...
ZipRecruiter - 42 days ago
Experience in correctional, forensic, mental health or other institutional setting. * Ability to ... Doctorate degree in Psychology (clinical, counseling, clinical social work) from an accredited ...
ZipRecruiter - 53 days ago
Luke & Associates, Inc. - Portsmouth , VA
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR Site Of Service * Portsmouth, VA * The primary site of service will be located in the Mental Health, Psychiatry and Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) Departments
LinkedIn - 80 days ago

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