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 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 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.