Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

School counselors help students develop the academic and social skills needed to succeed in school. Career counselors help people choose careers and follow a path to employment.

$55,410

Median US Salary

Master's degree

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Currently employed

271,350

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

13%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

10,000 to 49,999

Estimated over the next 10 years

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Median Salary by State for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

New Jersey $69,120

Alaska $67,340

Connecticut $66,340

Delaware $65,180

Massachusetts $64,300

District of Columbia $63,050

California $62,790

Washington $61,930

New York $61,140

Virginia $61,110

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Maxxing your 401k as Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

34.3%

Per paycheck

$730.98

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $2,131.15
Pre Tax Retirement $730.98
Before Taxes $1,400.17
Taxes $420.05
Take Home $980.12

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