How much does a Licensed Professional Counselor make in Chicago, IL? The average Licensed Professional Counselor salary in Chicago, IL is $54,819 as of December 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $50,278 and $63,891. 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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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 in Chicago, IL
BetterHelp - Chicago , IL
Who Should Apply • Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers ... (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Psychologists, and Licensed Mental Health ...
Hire Velocity - 12 days ago
Ensure professional relationships with clients to create an atmosphere of accountability ... Valid driver's license, access to a reliable car with current insurance. Success Factors/Job ...
iHire - 30 days ago
The Josselyn Center - Northfield , IL
Provides Therapy, Counseling and Crisis Intervention to Clients and their Families (Provides high ... Three professional references that reflect ability to perform clinical work * 2 Year of post Master ...
JobTarget - 2 days ago
A LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, or PhD in Clinical Psychology * Minimum of 3 years of direct clinical experience * Individual Professional malpractice liability insurance policy * Submission of a fully completed ...
Glassdoor - 32 days ago
Hosted professional development courses * Monthly birthday and anniversary celebrations ... Licensed Social Worker (LSW)
ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
Mercy Home For Boys and Girls - Chicago , IL
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: · Master's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, or a related ... maintain professional demeanor while exercising judgment and discretion in work. · Ability to ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
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