Behavioral Health Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does a Behavioral Health Counselor make in the United States? The average Behavioral Health Counselor salary in the United States is $39,325 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $34,295 and $45,407. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Behavioral Health Counselor

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Job Openings for Behavioral Health Counselor
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Kaiser Permanente - 5 days ago
East Bay Agency For Children - Oakland , CA
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ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
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Amita Health - 8 days ago
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ZipRecruiter - Today
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Amita Health - Today
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