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
$32,700
25th Percentile Wage
$37,670
50th Percentile Wage
$46,520
75th Percentile Wage
$58,590
90th Percentile Wage
$74,630

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 $74,630. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid credit counselors is $32,700.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,520
1.66% 12.68%
2016
$45,750
2.80% -
2015
$44,470
3.28% -
2014
$43,010
3.14% -
2013
$41,660
2.50% -
2012
$40,620
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Compare Credit Counselor Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of credit counselors in 24 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 - local government owned industry with an annual salary $53,590. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $34,230). For detailed credit counselor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$53,590
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$52,450
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$51,300
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$51,100
Educational Services - Local government owned
$49,430
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$49,200
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,390
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$47,190
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$47,140
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$47,010
Educational Services
$46,520
Other Schools and Instruction
$46,230
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$46,230
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,000
Educational Services - State government owned
$45,520
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$45,010
Educational Support Services
$43,920
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$43,920
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$43,570
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$43,570
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$42,660
Technical and Trade Schools
$42,360
Junior colleges - State government owned
$38,300
Technical and trade schools - State government owned
$34,230

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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