Bereavement Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does a Bereavement Counselor make in the United States? The average Bereavement Counselor salary in the United States is $52,181 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $45,876 and $59,613. 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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The Allure Group - Brooklyn , NY
Organize bereavement counseling for roommates, families and other affected individuals. * May perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Social Service. Requirement * Bachelor's Degree in ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Elizabeth Seton Children's School - Yonkers , NY
Act as bereavement counselor for children, families and staff as needed. * Collaborate with school leadership to create and implement individual and school-wide Professional Development Plans that ...
TheJobNetwork - 1 day ago
Hospice of New York - Queens , NY
As our Bereavement Coordinator, you will assess the bereavement needs of our family; intervene prior to the death of family member in high risk families and provide grief counseling directly and ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Indiana Donor Network - Indianapolis , IN
Associates degree level study with an emphasis in allied health or science field, Background in family/bereavement counseling, psychology, or social work is beneficial. Spanish speaking abilities is ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas -
Works collaboratively with Receptionist, Counselors, Associate Counselors, Interns, and Community ... Ensure compliance with all policies set forth by the Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Bristol Hospice LLC - Bakersfield , CA
The Bereavement Coordinator is responsible to plan, implement, and maintain a bereavement program ... Coordinates the assessment and delivery of grief counseling needs and services (one-to-one, groups ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
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