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Credit Counselor Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of credit counselors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare credit counselor salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Credit Counselors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,560
25th Percentile Wage
$33,750
50th Percentile Wage
$41,980
75th Percentile Wage
$52,510
90th Percentile Wage
$64,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit counselors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) credit counselors is $64,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $41,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid credit counselors is $26,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of credit counselors in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,980
1.52% 12.27%
2016
$41,340
1.40% -
2015
$40,760
5.40% -
2014
$38,560
4.69% -
2013
$36,750
-0.22% -
2012
$36,830
- -

Compare Credit Counselor Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of credit counselors in five industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for credit counselor occupations is the legal services industry with an annual salary $57,070. The lowest paying industry is the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $38,360). For detailed credit counselor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Legal Services
$57,070
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$42,230
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,980
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$39,760
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$38,360

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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