Alaska Counselor Salary Outlook

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This page provides you with a complete overview of the Counseling field in the state of Alaska. Here you will find statistics on salaries, careers, jobs and best cities hiring various types of counselors and more.

Average Salary of a Alaska Counselor

According to Indeed.com, the average salary of a Counselor was $31,000 vs the national salary of $43,000. A Counselor in Alaska saw a solid number of companies featuring over 71 jobs. The types of jobs posted ranged from Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship while the most common level of experience required for these jobs was Entry Level.

Alaska Counselor

In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Counselor $31,000 Bar high
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Average Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers hiring Counselor’s were Providence Health & Services, 1st American Systems and Services, Maniilaq Association, Zeiders Enterprises, Inc., and Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation offering Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary, and Internship with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Additional Salaries by Area

In this section explore additional details on the types of Counselors:

  1. Addiction Counselor
  2. College Counselor
  3. Genetic Counselor
  4. Guidance Counselor
  5. High School Counselor
  6. Marriage Counselor
  7. Mental Health Counselor
  8. Rehabilitation Counselor
  9. School Counselor
  10. Substance Abuse Counselor

Addiction Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Addiction Counselor $30,000 Bar high
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Average Addiction Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Addiction Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Akeela, Maniilaq Association, Bartlett Regional Hospital, 1st American Systems and Services, and Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

College Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
College Counselor $43,000 Bar high
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Average College Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average College Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were San Jose/Evergreen Community College District, Maniilaq Association, Bering Straits Native Corporation, and Providence Health & Services offering Full-time, Internship, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Genetic Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Genetic Counselor $40,000 Bar high
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Average Genetic Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Genetic Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Providence Health & Services and Chugach Alaska Corporation offering Full-time with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

Guidance Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Guidance Counselor $34,000 Bar high
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Average Guidance Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Guidance Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Zeiders Enterprises, Inc., Akeela, Maniilaq Association, San Jose/Evergreen Community College District, and Fairbanks Native Association offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Entry Level and Mid Level required.

High School Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
High School Counselor $25,000 Bar high
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Average High School Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average High School Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Maniilaq Association, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, Bartlett Regional Hospital, Southcentral Foundation, and San Jose/Evergreen Community College District offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Marriage Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Marriage Counselor $44,000 Bar high
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Average Marriage Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Marriage Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were San Jose/Evergreen Community College District, 1st American Systems and Services, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, and Fairbanks Native Association offering Full-time and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Mental Health Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Mental Health Counselor $30,000 Bar high
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Average Mental Health Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Mental Health Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Central Peninsula Hospital, Providence Health & Services, Akeela, 1st American Systems and Services, and Maniilaq Association offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Rehabilitation Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Rehabilitation Counselor $32,000 Bar high
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Average Rehabilitation Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Rehabilitation Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, San Jose/Evergreen Community College District, 1st American Systems and Services, Kodiak Area Native Association, and Chugach Alaska Corporation offering Full-time with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

School Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
School Counselor $32,000 Bar high
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Average School Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average School Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Maniilaq Association, Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, San Jose/Evergreen Community College District, 1st American Systems and Services, and Bartlett Regional Hospital offering Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, and Internship with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Substance Abuse Counselor
In USD as of January 18, 2017 55k 110k 165k
Substance Abuse Counselor $30,000 Bar high
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Average Substance Abuse Counselor salaries for job postings in Alaska are 26% lower than average Substance Abuse Counselor salaries for job postings nationwide. The top 5 employers were Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation, Akeela, Maniilaq Association, Bartlett Regional Hospital, and 1st American Systems and Services offering Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary with Mid Level and Entry Level required.

Top Employers of Alaska Counselors

According to Indeed.com, there were approximately 71 jobs for Alaska Counselors with most employers looking for Entry Level and Mid Level candidates.

Company # Jobs Available*
Providence Health & Services 6 jobs
1st American Systems and Services 6 jobs
Maniilaq Association 6 jobs
Zeiders Enterprises, Inc. 4 jobs
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation 4 jobs
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District 4 jobs
Southcentral Foundation 4 jobs
Bartlett Regional Hospital 4 jobs
Akeela 4 jobs
Central Peninsula Hospital 3 jobs
Fairbanks Native Association 2 jobs
MDstaffers 2 jobs
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation 2 jobs
Volunteers of America of Alaska 2 jobs
Katmai Government Services 1 job

Top Cities with the Most Job Openings

According to Indeed.com, there were a total of 71 Counselor related jobs throughout the following cities:

City # Jobs Available*
Anchorage, AK 23 jobs
Kotzebue, AK 5 jobs
Fairbanks, AK 5 jobs
Juneau, AK 5 jobs
College, AK 4 jobs
Soldotna, AK 3 jobs
Wrangell, AK 2 jobs
Palmer, AK 2 jobs
Fort Richardson, AK 2 jobs
Eagle River, AK 2 jobs
Dillingham, AK 2 jobs
Kodiak, AK 2 jobs
Eielson AFB, AK 1 job
Hooper Bay, AK 1 job
Ambler, AK 1 job

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*Indicates number of job postings as of January, 2017.