Mental Health Counselor salary in California

Average salary
$45,500/yr
Based on 292 income tax records
$21,500
$90,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$35K
 
$46K
 
$51K
 
$47K
 
$51K
$21,500
$90,000
How much do Mental Health Counselors make?
The average total salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $45,500 per year. This is based on data from 292 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mental Health Counselor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mental Health Counselor salary can vary between $21,500 to $90,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Mental Health Counselor salary by location

Mental Health Counselor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Progress Foundation, California
12 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$37K – $59K
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Seneca Family Of Agencies, California
26 income tax records
$38,500/yr
$26K – $52K

Mental Health Counselor demographics in California

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77% are single
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23% are married
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27% have kids
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32% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mental Health Counselors in California

292 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mental health counselor in California is $45,500 per year. Mental health counselor salaries in California can vary between $21,500 to $90,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 292 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mental health counselor.
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.