Family Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does a Family Counselor make in the United States? The average Family Counselor salary in the United States is $40,378 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $34,496 and $47,458. 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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$34,496 to $47,458
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Lakeside Family Counseling & Intervention Services - Ventura , CA
Clinical Therapist Job Description Clinical therapist will provide outpatient individual and group therapy to patients of Lakeside Family Counseling & Intervention Services (LFC&IS). Clinical therapy ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Perspectives Counseling - Novi , MI
Family Counseling --- Christian Counseling * Group Counseling --- Bullying Counseling Seeking: * Therapists interested in providing a minimum of 20 scheduled visits per week, some evening and/or ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Required: • Valid Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in the State of California or Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with the State of California approval by ...
Appcast - 3 days ago
Four Oaks - Cedar Rapids , IA
Four Oaks is currently hiring Direct Care/Youth Counselor's on both a full-time and part-time basis ... The goal is to help each child develop and maintain relationships with their family and community ...
Recruitology - 7 days ago
Summary: Provides triage, assessment and treatment to patients and families, assists with ... Implements counseling/therapy for assigned patients in both individual and group settings
Appcast - 2 days ago
Family Guidance Center Inc. - Euclid , OH
Family Guidance Center Inc. is seeking Behavioral Health Clinicians- LISW, LPCC, PhD Or PsyD to join our team! You will be responsible for implementing effective treatment plans to clients in an ...
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