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Credit Counselor Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of credit counselors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare credit counselor salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Credit Counselors

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,130
25th Percentile Wage
$35,310
50th Percentile Wage
$42,310
75th Percentile Wage
$50,150
90th Percentile Wage
$61,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for credit counselors in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $61,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid credit counselors is $31,130.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,310
0.54% 10.61%
2016
$42,080
1.95% -
2015
$41,260
3.71% -
2014
$39,730
2.59% -
2013
$38,700
2.27% -
2012
$37,820
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Compare Credit Counselor Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of credit counselors in 17 industries in the health care and social assistance 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 specialty hospitals - privately owned industry with an annual salary $52,360. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry (annual salary $37,910). For detailed credit counselor salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$52,360
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$51,960
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$49,770
Outpatient Care Centers
$45,360
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services
$44,740
Social Assistance
$43,830
Individual and Family Services
$43,590
Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,130
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$43,010
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$42,290
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$42,180
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$40,310
Hospitals - State government owned
$39,840
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$39,690
Offices of Physicians
$38,970
Hospitals - Local government owned
$37,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$37,910

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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