Counselor Aide Salary

How much does a Counselor Aide make?

The average Counselor Aide in the US makes $35,950. The average bonus for a Counselor Aide is $483 which represents 1% of their salary, with 100% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Counselor Aides make the most in Portland at $42,366, averaging total compensation 18% greater than the US average.

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The average counselor-aide in the US makes $35,950

Salary Ranges for Counselor Aides

The salaries of Counselor Aides in the US range from $20,120 to $103,800 , with a median salary of $34,215 . The middle 57% of Counselor Aides makes between $34,220 and $54,320, with the top 86% making $103,800.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Counselor Aide

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 12%. After a federal tax rate of 12% has been taken out, Counselor Aides could expect to have a take-home pay of $31,826/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,326*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Counselor Aide

With a take-home pay of roughly $2,652/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Counselor Aide would pay 94.49% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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