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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 $56,860, Colorado is the highest paying state for credit counselors. It is followed by New Jersey (average annual salary $56,440). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Colorado
$56,860
$35,230 120
2 New Jersey
$56,440
$41,090 460
3 Pennsylvania
$54,400
$34,410 1,980
4 Rhode Island
$53,820
$40,440 180
5 Nevada
$52,950
$36,570 80
6 District of Columbia
$50,840
$36,740 90
7 Massachusetts
$49,910
$35,460 1,390
8 California
$49,330
$34,080 4,310
9 New York
$48,860
$34,370 1,910
10 New Hampshire
$48,740
$36,360 260
11 Washington
$46,430
$35,150 410
12 Arizona
$46,000
$32,670 1,210
13 Delaware
$45,990
$34,200 180
14 North Dakota
$45,850
$29,040 60
15 Oregon
$45,800
$33,580 460
16 Texas
$45,590
$30,040 2,360
17 Illinois
$44,960
$32,640 1,460
18 Minnesota
$44,800
$33,930 670
19 Connecticut
$44,430
$33,640 110
20 Ohio
$44,320
$31,540 910
21 Michigan
$44,260
$24,700 890
22 Maryland
$42,760
$31,170 670
23 Missouri
$42,630
$31,440 600
24 Virginia
$41,740
$28,280 590
25 North Carolina
$41,580
$29,190 440
26 Florida
$41,200
$31,260 3,050
27 South Carolina
$40,330
$28,870 280
28 Georgia
$40,170
$28,960 380
29 Puerto Rico
$39,980
$27,190 260
30 Maine
$39,130
$30,560 240
31 Mississippi
$39,090
$27,310 280
32 Iowa
$38,850
$29,370 410
33 Arkansas
$38,620
$30,860 50
34 Kansas
$38,210
$31,330 80
35 Vermont
$38,210
$28,440 40
36 Indiana
$37,730
$31,930 230
37 Wisconsin
$37,630
$27,840 330
38 Kentucky
$37,570
$27,420 400
39 Alabama
$37,560
$32,140 80
40 Hawaii
$37,450
$28,740 40
41 Nebraska
$37,380
$30,650 110
42 New Mexico
$37,220
$28,650 250
43 Oklahoma
$36,770
$26,620 560
44 West Virginia
$36,630
$26,930 190
45 Montana
$36,620
$24,540 80
46 Tennessee
$36,490
$22,080 470
47 Louisiana
$35,170
$27,390 100
48 Idaho
$34,320
$17,750 100
49 Utah
$34,140
$22,230 390

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of credit counselors in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for credit counselors, Top Paying Jobs in America.