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School Counselor salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$52,500/yr
Average per year
$52,500
Average per year
$52,500
$25,000
Total salary range**
$85,500
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Based on 6,602 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do School Counselors make in the United States?
The average total salary for a School Counselor in the United States is $52,500 per year. This is based on data from 6,602 Intuit users who reported their occupation as School Counselor in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$52,500
Average per year
$52,500
$25,000
Total salary range**
$85,500
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Based on 6,602 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
16 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$67K – $84K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
18 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$63K – $80K
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Jefferson County Schools, Jefferson County, KY
10 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$69K – $80K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
11 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$62K – $78K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
30 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$56K – $73K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
16 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$55K – $78K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
30 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$57K – $76K
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Washoe County School District, Washoe County, NV
13 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$56K – $65K
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Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun County, VA
11 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$56K – $64K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$55K – $64K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
24 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$62K – $75K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
129 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$62K – $79K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
39 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$54K – $79K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
50 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$58K – $80K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
48 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$54K – $80K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
60 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$58K – $74K
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New York Metro Area, NY
214 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$51K – $78K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
106 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$49K – $75K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
83 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$47K – $68K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
165 income tax records
$60,000/yr
$55K – $65K

School Counselor demographics

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50% are single
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50% are married
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52% have kids
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48% own a home

School Counselor salaries by age

$0
$15,500
$31,000
$46,500
$62,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for School Counselors

6,602 full-time salaries from 2019

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Public School Teacher
271 income tax records
$52,500/yr
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School Teacher
2,363 income tax records
$48,500/yr
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High School Teacher
1,027 income tax records
$51,000/yr
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Pre-School Teacher
8,649 income tax records
$24,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.