Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC) Salary in the United States

How much does a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC) make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the United States is $32 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $29 and $36. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Provides individual, family, and group counseling services to patients to address various mental health and wellness-related issues. Conducts assessments and helps patients to problem-solve areas of need. Helps to develop coping strategies and action-based goals and objectives for patients. May specialize in a particular area of counseling. Requires a master's degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or related field. Requires Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) granted by the applicable state. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC)


    Master's Degree

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    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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