Credit Counselor Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Credit Counselors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,560
25th Percentile Wage
$37,360
50th Percentile Wage
$45,750
75th Percentile Wage
$56,960
90th Percentile Wage
$71,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit counselors in the industry sector of educational 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 $71,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid credit counselors is $32,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of credit counselors in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,7502.80%11.21%
201544,4703.28%-
201443,0103.14%-
201341,6602.50%-
201240,620--

Compare Credit Counselor Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of credit counselors in 23 industries in the educational 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 elementary and secondary schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $58,390. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - state government owned industry (annual salary $40,780). For detailed credit counselor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$58,390
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$54,470
Other Schools and Instruction
$54,330
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$54,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$50,680
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$50,270
Educational Services - Local government owned
$47,840
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$47,690
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$46,310
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,230
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$46,180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$45,830
Educational Services
$45,750
Educational Services - Privately owned
$45,420
Educational Services - State government owned
$45,060
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$44,240
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$44,210
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$44,210
Educational Support Services
$44,030
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$44,030
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$42,390
Technical and Trade Schools
$42,330
Junior colleges - State government owned
$40,780

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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