Salaries for licensed professional counselors vary by specialties.
- School Counselors: School counselors typically earn anywhere from $35,000 to $51,000 a year. Their salaries are affected by experience and what type of school they work at.
- Marriage Counselors: Marriage counselors' salaries fall anywhere from $32,000 to $49,000 a year. Their salaries are affected by the types of clients they treat and where they work. Experienced marriage counselors can make more than $72,000 a year.
- Career Counselors: Salaries for career counselors fall anywhere from $31,000 to $51,000 annually. Experienced career counselors who specialize in consulting and management earn between $61,000-75,000 a year.
- Substance Abuse Counselors: Salaries for licensed substance abuse counselors fall anywhere from $27,000 to $39,000 a year. Their salaries are affected by the type of organization that employs them.