Counselors are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Counselors was $43,730 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Counselors by wage are Welding, soldering, & brazing workers, Computer operators, and Librarians.
Counselors are part of the Community & Social Service Occupations, along with Counselors, Social workers, Probation officers & correctional treatment specialists, Social & human service assistants, Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, Clergy, Directors, religious activities & education, and Religious workers, all other
The top 3 locations that employ the most Counselors are Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle CountiesBurlington City PUMA, VT, Clinton, Franklin, Essex & Hamilton Counties PUMA, NY, and Boise (South) & Kuna Cities PUMA, ID. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Counselors are Albuquerque City (Central) & Bernalillo County (North Valley) PUMA, NM, Newark City (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, and Columbia & Greene Counties PUMA, NY.