Counsellor Salary

The average salary for a Counsellor in the UK is:


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Counselling people with mental health issues and women who have experienced domestic abuse. Assist clients in improving their lives.

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Counsellor Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £16,200.

The average salary in 2009 was £39,902, based on 11 respondents (a difference of 146% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £24,060, based on 21 respondents (a difference of -66% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £25,676, based on 17 respondents (a difference of 7% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £27,578, based on 14 respondents (a difference of 7% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Counsellor based on all salary survey responses is: £25,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Counsellor is £14.32.

Assorted Counsellor Salary Information

£26,000South West31-July-14
£29,000East of England19-September-13
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Counsellor salary data

Counsellor Salary By UK Region

£20,000Northern Ireland
£20,500North West
£26,459South East
£22,500South West

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Counsellor, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £21,478 for a worker in their 20s, £28,065 (30s), £33,219 (40s) and £33,219 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Counsellor is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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