Licensed Professional Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does a Licensed Professional Counselor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Licensed Professional Counselor in the United States is $24 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $28. Hourly rate 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

What is a Licensed Professional Counselor?

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) is a licensure for mental health professionals in some countries. In the US, licensed professional counselors (or in some states, "licensed clinical professional counselors" or "licensed mental health counselors") provide mental health and substance abuse care to millions of Americans. Licensed professional counselors (LPCs) are doctoral and master's-level mental health service providers, trained to work with individuals, families, and groups in treating mental, behavioral, and emotional problems and disorders. LPCs make up a large percentage of the work...

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Licensed Professional Counselor in the United States. The average hourly rate for Licensed Professional Counselor ranges from $22 to $28 with the average hourly pay of $24. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $23 to $29 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $25.

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Job Openings for Licensed Professional Counselor
Life Encounter Counseling -
Life Encounter Counseling currently has 2 other counselors and 1 student intern so the ... professionals in a collaborative and positive work environment. Qualifications * Current licensure ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Attentive Psychotherapy & Counseling Center -
Attentive Psychotherapy & Counseling Center is an established mental health private practice ... Attentive Psychotherapy therapists have the opportunity to work in a supportive, fun, professional ...
LinkedIn - 1 day ago
Horizons Professional Counseling Services, PC -
Active licensure in Oregon as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Professional Counselor. * Ability to work independently * Effective communication ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Northwest Human Services, Inc. -
... Non-Licensed YOUR ROLE at NWHS: As one of our highly qualified Mental Health Counselors, you will provide trauma-informed, compassionate, and professional mental health counseling services to ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
All About You Behavioral Health Cen - Phoenix , AZ
We have an immediate opening for a full time or part time therapist position for a Licensed Professional Counselor ( LPC). This individual will provide individual therapy services mostly in the ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Catholic Charities - San Francisco , CA
Documentation of all therapy and counseling sessions in progress notes CASE REVIEW AND MANAGEMENT ... Plan follow-up interviews and/or aftercare DEPARTMENTAL AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: * Participate ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago