How much does a Counselor make in the United States? The average Counselor salary in the United States is $75,401 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $68,822 and $85,264. 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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Guideline Healthcare - Williamsburg , VA
Telehealth, fully remote Therapist / Counselor opportunity for part-time or full-time. Bonus Offered Licensed Therapist / Counselor Details: * 100% remote work * High volume of regular client ...
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Upward Bound Lead Counselor/ Educational Outreach Advisor Job Description Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is a two-campus institution serving a rural and diverse 12-county area in the Chesapeake ... - 8 days ago
Gotham Enterprises Ltd - Richmond , VA
We are looking to hire full-time and part-time compassionate and experienced Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Virginia to help individuals who are dealing with issues that affect ...
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Aquila Recovery of Virginia - Herndon , VA
Aquila Recovery of Virginia is searching for an onsite certified/licensed professional substance abuse counselor to provide evening treatment groups from to clients in our outpatient substance abuse ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Guideline Healthcare - Roanoke , VA
Fully Remote Licensed Therapist / Counselor opportunities for part-time or full time. Bonus offered Licensed Therapist Details * 100% remote work * High volume of regular client referrals * Therapy ...
Top Echelon Network, LLC - 38 days ago
EMS of Virginia (Educating, Mentoring, Success) - Richmond , VA
Mental Health Counselor: Community Based (QMHP) Intensive In-home & Mental Health Skill-building Full-time (30+ hours per week) EMS of Virginia is seeking a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP ...
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