School Counselor salary in California

Average salary
$68,000/yr
Based on 1,234 income tax records
$25,000
$105,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$37K
 
$62K
 
$76K
 
$79K
 
$80K
$25,000
$105,500
How much do School Counselors make?
The average total salary for a School Counselor is $68,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,234 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Counselor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Counselor salary can vary between $25,000 to $105,500 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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School Counselor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Riverside Unified School District, California
48 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$49K – $116K
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Palo Alto Usd, California
19 income tax records
$89,000/yr
$59K – $116K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, California
52 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$55K – $97K
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San Diego Unified School District, California
22 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$41K – $95K
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San Francisco Unified School District, California
13 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$57K – $108K
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Stanislaus County, California
13 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$47K – $99K
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Stockton Unified School District, California
16 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$48K – $108K
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San Juan Unified School District, California
12 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$22K – $92K
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Capistrano Unified School District, California
12 income tax records
$66,000/yr
$44K – $92K

School Counselor demographics in California

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53% are single
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47% are married
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43% have kids
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57% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Counselors in California

1,234 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school counselor in California is $68,000 per year. School counselor salaries in California can vary between $25,000 to $105,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,234 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school counselor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school counselors in California: Riverside Unified School District ($89,500 a year), Palo Alto Usd ($89,000 a year), and Los Angeles Unified School District ($80,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school counselors in California: Riverside, CA ($91,000 a year), San Jose, CA ($91,000 a year), and Long Beach, CA ($81,500 a year).
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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.