Counselors are most often employed by the Elementary & secondary schools industry. The average yearly wage for Counselors was $42,944 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Counselors by wage are Engine & other machine assemblers, Structural metal fabricators & fitters, and Wholesale & retail buyers, except farm products.
Counselors are part of the Community & Social Service Occupations, along with Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors, Educational, guidance, and career counselors and advisors, Marriage and family therapists, Mental health counselors, Rehabilitation counselors, and 11 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Counselors are Bowie City, Kettering, Largo, Mitchellville & Lanham PUMA, MD, Chittenden, Franklin & Grand Isle CountiesBurlington City PUMA, VT, and Jamaica, Hollis & St. Albans PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Counselors are Campbell County & Lynchburg City PUMA, VA, Newark City (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, and Philadelphia City (Southwest) PUMA, PA.