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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools|| |
|Other Schools and Instruction|| |
|Other schools and instruction - Privately owned|| |
|Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned|| |
|Educational Services - Local government owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Local government owned|| |
|Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned|| |
|Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools|| |
|Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Educational Services - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Services - State government owned|| |
|Junior colleges - Privately owned|| |
|Business Schools and Computer and Management Training|| |
|Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned|| |
|Educational Support Services|| |
|Educational Support Services - Privately owned|| |
|Technical and trade schools - Privately owned|| |
|Technical and Trade Schools|| |
|Junior colleges - State government owned|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .