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Highest Paying States for Credit Counselors

The highest paying states for credit counselors (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of credit counselors in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $62,690, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for credit counselors. It is followed by Nevada (average annual salary $60,010). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of credit counselors in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Credit Counselors

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$62,690
$43,250 120
2 Nevada
$60,010
$40,030 100
3 New Jersey
$58,080
$41,440 630
4 Rhode Island
$57,050
$43,360 170
5 Pennsylvania
$52,340
$34,590 1,970
6 Massachusetts
$51,650
$36,520 1,460
7 Colorado
$51,180
$35,190 50
8 North Dakota
$50,380
$33,180 70
9 New York
$49,580
$34,360 2,170
10 California
$49,550
$34,880 4,200
11 New Hampshire
$49,400
$37,290 310
12 Delaware
$48,900
$34,560 160
13 Connecticut
$48,110
$35,360 550
14 Washington
$47,450
$33,480 410
15 Minnesota
$46,860
$34,430 890
16 Texas
$46,490
$30,360 2,060
17 Michigan
$46,430
$22,990 920
18 Ohio
$46,190
$33,180 950
19 Missouri
$46,040
$32,070 580
20 Illinois
$45,330
$28,920 1,760
21 Virginia
$44,920
$30,550 690
22 Oregon
$44,760
$33,470 410
23 Georgia
$44,730
$30,420 740
24 North Carolina
$44,680
$31,450 570
25 Maryland
$43,660
$29,350 650
26 Arizona
$42,420
$31,820 2,130
27 South Carolina
$42,370
$27,470 330
28 Alabama
$41,860
$32,100 170
29 Mississippi
$40,470
$27,680 300
30 Florida
$40,160
$30,970 2,770
31 Hawaii
$39,970
$28,880 50
32 Maine
$39,450
$30,810 210
33 Iowa
$39,230
$31,670 710
34 Indiana
$38,990
$32,410 260
35 Kansas
$38,920
$29,430 100
36 Montana
$38,330
$24,310 60
37 Vermont
$38,210
$28,440 140
38 Wisconsin
$38,070
$29,430 450
39 Wyoming
$37,920
$31,730 30
40 Kentucky
$37,550
$27,650 580
41 Idaho
$37,230
$28,380 40
42 Oklahoma
$37,090
$26,530 500
43 Tennessee
$36,960
$22,610 1,800
44 West Virginia
$36,960
$28,550 180
45 Arkansas
$36,320
$22,320 60
46 Puerto Rico
$36,120
$26,740 210
47 Louisiana
$35,950
$27,740 320
48 New Mexico
$35,920
$27,040 450
49 South Dakota
$34,110
$26,580 50
50 Utah
$33,400
$22,020 350
51 Nebraska
$29,100
$25,900 1,250
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