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Residential Counselor

Residential Counselor Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $35,500 $2,958 $682 $17
75th Percentile $31,000 $2,583 $596 $15
Average $29,011 $2,417 $557 $14
25th Percentile $25,000 $2,083 $480 $12
$17,500 - $19,999
2% of jobs
$20,000 - $22,499
7% of jobs
$22,500 - $24,999
12% of jobs
$25,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$25,000 - $27,499
21% of jobs
The average salary is $29,011 a year
$27,500 - $29,999
22% of jobs
$31,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$30,000 - $32,499
15% of jobs
$32,500 - $34,999
8% of jobs
$35,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$35,000 - $37,499
4% of jobs
$37,500 - $39,999
1% of jobs
$40,000 - $42,499
0% of jobs
$42,500 - $45,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$17,500 $29,011/year $14/hour $45,000
Residential Counselor Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$29,011
$2,417
$557
$14
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$29,409
$2,451
$566
$14

As of Nov 20, 2020, the average annual pay for a Residential Counselor in the United States is $29,011 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $13.95 an hour. This is the equivalent of $558/week or $2,418/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $45,000 and as low as $17,500, the majority of Residential Counselor salaries currently range between $25,000 (25th percentile) to $31,000 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $35,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Residential Counselor varies greatly (by as much as $6,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Residential Counselor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Residential Counselor in your area makes on average $29,409 per year, or $398 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $29,011. Virginia ranks number 11 out of 50 states nationwide for Residential Counselor salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Residential Counselor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Residential Counselor Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Residential Counselor job is above the national average. Topping the list is Lakes, AK, with San Francisco, CA and Santa Clara, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Santa Clara, CA beats the national average by $4,213 (13.5%), and Lakes, AK furthers that trend with another $4,739 (15.1%) above the $29,011 average.

Importantly, Lakes, AK has a moderately active Residential Counselor job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Residential Counselor appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 5% between Lakes, AK and San Jose, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Residential Counselor role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Lakes, AK$33,751$2,813$649$16.23
San Francisco, CA$33,614$2,801$646$16.16
Santa Clara, CA$33,225$2,769$639$15.97
Washington, DC$32,776$2,731$630$15.76
Los Angeles, CA$32,399$2,700$623$15.58
Fremont, CA$32,348$2,696$622$15.55
Jersey City, NJ$31,976$2,665$615$15.37
Green River, WY$31,814$2,651$612$15.30
San Buenaventura, CA$31,812$2,651$612$15.29
San Jose, CA$31,796$2,650$611$15.29

Top 5 Best Paying Related Residential Counselor Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Residential Counselor job category that pay more per year than a typical Residential Counselor salary. Top examples of these roles include: Residential Developer, Residential Development, and Counsel On Call.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Residential Counselor jobs, with a range of just $45,198 (87.6%) to $68,097 (108.0%) more than the average Residential Counselor salary of $29,011.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Residential Developer$97,108$8,092$1,867$46.69
Residential Development$83,752$6,979$1,611$40.27
Counsel On Call$81,674$6,806$1,571$39.27
Guidance Counseling$76,338$6,362$1,468$36.70
Community Counselor$74,209$6,184$1,427$35.68
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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