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What Is the Average Licensed Professional Counselor Salary by State

State Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Hawaii $86,231 $7,185 $1,658 $41.46
Connecticut $84,454 $7,037 $1,624 $40.60
Massachusetts $84,151 $7,012 $1,618 $40.46
Nevada $83,993 $6,999 $1,615 $40.38
Rhode Island $82,061 $6,838 $1,578 $39.45
Oregon $81,604 $6,800 $1,569 $39.23
Alaska $80,948 $6,745 $1,556 $38.92
North Dakota $79,655 $6,637 $1,531 $38.30
Washington $79,171 $6,597 $1,522 $38.06
New York $77,834 $6,486 $1,496 $37.42
Maryland $76,207 $6,350 $1,465 $36.64
South Dakota $75,953 $6,329 $1,460 $36.52
Virginia $73,827 $6,152 $1,419 $35.49
Kentucky $72,575 $6,047 $1,395 $34.89
Kansas $72,482 $6,040 $1,393 $34.85
Colorado $72,304 $6,025 $1,390 $34.76
Idaho $72,207 $6,017 $1,388 $34.72
New Hampshire $71,770 $5,980 $1,380 $34.51
Nebraska $71,567 $5,963 $1,376 $34.41
Mississippi $71,541 $5,961 $1,375 $34.40
California $71,248 $5,937 $1,370 $34.25
Delaware $71,034 $5,919 $1,366 $34.15
Tennessee $70,853 $5,904 $1,362 $34.06
South Carolina $70,838 $5,903 $1,362 $34.06
Vermont $70,713 $5,892 $1,359 $34.00
Arkansas $68,706 $5,725 $1,321 $33.03
Arizona $68,502 $5,708 $1,317 $32.93
Wyoming $68,243 $5,686 $1,312 $32.81
Oklahoma $68,009 $5,667 $1,307 $32.70
Maine $67,777 $5,648 $1,303 $32.59
Minnesota $67,698 $5,641 $1,301 $32.55
Illinois $67,642 $5,636 $1,300 $32.52
Michigan $67,596 $5,633 $1,299 $32.50
New Jersey $67,469 $5,622 $1,297 $32.44
Indiana $66,385 $5,532 $1,276 $31.92
Montana $66,244 $5,520 $1,273 $31.85
Missouri $66,082 $5,506 $1,270 $31.77
West Virginia $65,125 $5,427 $1,252 $31.31
Texas $64,507 $5,375 $1,240 $31.01
Wisconsin $63,956 $5,329 $1,229 $30.75
Ohio $63,835 $5,319 $1,227 $30.69
Pennsylvania $63,806 $5,317 $1,227 $30.68
Iowa $63,242 $5,270 $1,216 $30.40
Utah $61,757 $5,146 $1,187 $29.69
New Mexico $60,727 $5,060 $1,167 $29.20
Alabama $59,949 $4,995 $1,152 $28.82
North Carolina $58,864 $4,905 $1,132 $28.30
Florida $58,044 $4,837 $1,116 $27.91
Georgia $56,207 $4,683 $1,080 $27.02
Louisiana $54,113 $4,509 $1,040 $26.02

Top 50 Highest Paying States for Licensed Professional Counselor Jobs in the U.S.

We’ve identified ten states where the typical salary for a Licensed Professional Counselor job is above the national average. Topping the list is Hawaii, with Connecticut and Massachusetts close behind in second and third. Massachusetts beats the national average by 9.3%, and Hawaii furthers that trend with another $9,249 (12.0%) above the $76,982.

With these ten states paying on average above the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Licensed Professional Counselor appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

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