How much does a Behavioral Health Counselor make? The average Behavioral Health Counselor salary is $40,305 as of October 27, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $35,073 and $46,376. 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. 

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Guideline Healthcare - Winchester , VA
... Behavioral Health, Psychotherapist, Virtual Mental Health Therapist, Remote LCSW, LPC, Social Worker, Telehealth Therapist, Counselor, LMHC, LCSW, Virtual LMFT, LICSW, LPC, LMHP, LIMHP, LPCC, LISW ...
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Gotham Enterprises Ltd - Hampton , VA
If you are a mental health counselor who hasn't reached out to the growing telehealth community ... Identify and prevent behaviors that impede recovery. * Advises clients on healthy coping mechanisms
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UHS - Virginia Beach , VA
Associates degree in Psychology, Human Services, Sociology, Counseling or in a related behavioral ... Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries ...
Lensa - 58 days ago
Inova - Annandale , VA
D., PsyD, EdD in mental health, social work, Counseling, Substance Use Disorders or behavioral ... Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed ...
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Horizon Behavioral Health - Lynchburg , VA
... counseling, behavioral science, psychology, or other DMAS-approved human services and related ... Knowledge of community mental health and public health in order to provide advocacy and enhance an ...
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Horizon Behavioral Health - Lynchburg , VA
... Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), ... Horizon Behavioral Health is located in the heart of Central Virginia surrounded by the beautiful ...
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Behavioral Health Counselor Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Behavioral Health Counselor between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 27, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Behavioral Health Counselor in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $50,381
Washington, DC $44,867
Miami, FL $39,237
Chicago, IL $42,759
Boston, MA $45,412
New York, NY $48,487
Dallas, TX $40,043
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Average Base Salary

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Average Total Cash Compensation

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What is the average salary for Behavioral Health Counselor in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Behavioral Health Counselor in the United States. The base salary for Behavioral Health Counselor ranges from $35,073 to $46,376 with the average base salary of $40,305. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $35,746 to $47,293 with the average total cash compensation of $40,922.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $40,305 $35,073 - $46,376
Bonus $617 $673 - $917
Total Pay $40,922 $35,746 - $47,293
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What's the difference between Behavioral Health Case Manager and Behavioral Health Counselor?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 27, 2022. The average salary of Behavioral Health Counselor is $40,305, and the average salary of Behavioral Health Case Manager is $71,100. The average salary of Behavioral Health Case Manager is higher than Behavioral Health Counselor. ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
I am a Behavioral Health Counselor, which location’s salary is higher, Boston, MA or Norwalk, CT?
Norwalk, CT typically sees higher pay than Boston, MA for Behavioral Health Counselor. a Behavioral Health Counselor Salary in Norwalk, CT is $46,381 as of October 27, 2022; a Behavioral Health Counselor Salary in Boston, MA is $45,412 as of October 27, 2022. ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Behavioral Health Counselor vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Behavioral Health Counselor?
Salary ranges for a Behavioral Health Counselor can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-10-27 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 27, 2022