Mental Health Counselor salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$39,000/yr
Based on 183 income tax records
$19,500
$76,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$19,500
$76,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Mental Health Counselors make?
The average total salary for a Mental Health Counselor is $39,000 per year. This is based on data from 183 TurboTax users who reported their job as Mental Health Counselor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mental Health Counselor salary can vary between $19,500 to $76,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mental Health Counselor salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Indianapolis, IN
24 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$33K – $53K
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Chicago, IL
80 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$33K – $46K

Mental Health Counselor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
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Mental Health Counselor demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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83% are single
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17% are married
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23% have kids
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22% own a home

Mental Health Counselor salaries by age in Chicago Metro Area, IL

$0
$11,375
$22,750
$34,125
$45,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mental Health Counselors in Chicago Metro Area, IL

183 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mental health counselor in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $39,000 per year. Mental health counselor salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $19,500 to $76,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 183 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.