Licensed Professional Counselor Salary in the United States

How much does a Licensed Professional Counselor make in the United States? The average Licensed Professional Counselor salary in the United States is $50,417 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $46,244 and $58,762. 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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$46,244 to $58,762
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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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Job Openings for Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or other licensed mental health professional in the state of ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
KVR Consultant - Fairfield , California
The Counselor is a licensed mental health professional who exercises discretion and independent judgment to provide appropriate information, coaching, training, and education concerning military ...
Neuvoo - 10 days ago
Veteran Staffing Network - Lakewood , WA
Currently looking for a Licensed Mental Health Clinician that will provide evidenced-based ... D in clinical or counseling psychology with a completed an internship/residency in professional ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Perform and document mental health evaluations, progress notes, individual and group counseling ... Licensed Mental Health Professional (LICSW/LMHC - LASW to be considered if able to obtain LSCW ...
Jobble, Inc. - 8 days ago
Personalized Nursing LIGHT House - Plymouth , MI
COUNSELOR II Personalized Nursing LIGHT House is a premier behavioral health care provider with 29 ... Participate in team conferences with other professionals. Assist in ensuring that appropriate ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Morina Counseling - Seattle , WA
Morina Counseling is looking to add a full-time therapist to its expanding practice in the ... professional work environment for its therapists.
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Licensed Professional Counselor in the United States. The base salary for Licensed Professional Counselor ranges from $46,244 to $58,762 with the average base salary of $50,417. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $47,614 to $60,946 with the average total cash compensation of $52,278.

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