Guidance Counselor salary in the United States

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Based on 2,007 income tax records
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How much do Guidance Counselors make?
The average total salary for a Guidance Counselor is $60,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,007 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Guidance Counselor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Guidance Counselor salary can vary between $27,500 to $103,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Guidance Counselor salary by location

Guidance Counselor salary by company

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The City Of New York, Queens County, NY
16 income tax records
$52K – $116K
Broward County Public Schools, Broward County, FL
10 income tax records
$42K – $74K
Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
21 income tax records
$37K – $75K
Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
22 income tax records
$35K – $70K

Guidance Counselor demographics in United States

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30% are single
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70% are married
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65% have kids
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72% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Guidance Counselors in United States

2,007 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a guidance counselor in the United States is $60,000 per year. Guidance counselor salaries in the United States can vary between $27,500 to $103,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,007 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as guidance counselor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for guidance counselors in the United States: The City of New York ($98,000 a year), Broward County Public Schools ($64,000 a year), and Hillsborough County Public Schools ($55,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for guidance counselors in the United States: Bridgeport Metro Area, CT ($91,500 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($83,000 a year), and Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($82,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.