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Other Counselors Salary Information

The salary statistics of other counselors are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other counselors within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other counselors annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Counselors Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,070
25th Percentile Wage
$32,850
50th Percentile Wage
$44,350
75th Percentile Wage
$59,900
90th Percentile Wage
$74,810

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other counselors. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other counselors is $74,810. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,070. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 198% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other counselors from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201644,350-2.66%1.22%
201545,5301.54%-
201444,8302.70%-
201343,620-0.44%-
201243,810--

Table 2. Other Counselors Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other counselors in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other counselors occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $60,320. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $30,780).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$60,320
Finance and Insurance
$57,810
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,120
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$49,680
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$47,060
Federal, State, and Local Government
$43,440
Accommodation and Food Services
$40,900
Health Care and Social Assistance
$38,970
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$30,780

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Counselors by States

From the above tables we note that not only other counselors salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other counselors in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $22,320 to $61,090. The highest paying state for other counselors is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $61,090. The lowest paying state is New Mexico with a median annual salary of $22,320. For more salary information of other counselors profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$61,090
Texas
$61,040
Pennsylvania
$53,670
Colorado
$53,200
New York
$53,170
Alaska
$52,250
Arizona
$51,940
Hawaii
$49,370
Kansas
$49,170
North Carolina
$49,030
Oregon
$47,170
North Dakota
$47,010
Wisconsin
$45,780
Nevada
$45,600
Connecticut
$45,120
District of Columbia
$45,080
Kentucky
$44,530
Washington
$43,290
Massachusetts
$42,470
Ohio
$41,450
Virginia
$40,940
Florida
$40,300
Alabama
$39,600
Minnesota
$39,150
California
$39,040
Indiana
$38,870
Tennessee
$38,870
Utah
$37,740
Oklahoma
$35,870
Arkansas
$35,560
Michigan
$34,870
Louisiana
$34,820
Illinois
$33,660
Maryland
$33,530
New Hampshire
$33,500
Maine
$31,830
Georgia
$30,020
Iowa
$29,500
Puerto Rico
$28,270
Missouri
$27,090
Delaware
$26,900
New Mexico
$22,320


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