Counsellor Salaries
How much do Counsellor earn in New Zealand? The average salary of Counsellor is $63,400 in New Zealand
$63,400 /yr
Additional Cash Compensation Information Icon
Average $63,400
Range $60K - $70K
Last updated November 27 2020
The average pay range for Counsellor is between $60K and $70K. Salaries vary from a low of $40K up to $80K per year. The average number of Counsellor roles advertised per month is 15 in New Zealand between January 2020 and November 2020.
What are the most common skills required to be a Counsellor? The most common skills required for a Counsellor are:
Counselling Counselling Counselling Counselling Counselling Facilitation Administration Building Consulting Accreditation Administrative ASPX Childcare Confidentiality Dynamics English Excel Accountability Administration Administrative Art Building Citizenship Communicating Compliance Counselling Database Education Excel Facilitation
See all 30 skills

These skills are most commonly found in Counsellor job advertisements and position descriptions.

Last updated October 31 2020
Which recruitment agencies have the largest number of Psychology, Counselling & Social Work roles in New Zealand?
See which recruitment agencies advertise the most Psychology, Counselling & Social Work roles. See what salaries they paid for Psychology, Counselling & Social Work in New Zealand. See how they compare to the average Psychology, Counselling & Social Work salary of $63,400.
Oranga Tamariki
Wellington (32%), Auckland (17%), Christchurch (16%), Hamilton (12%) +4 others
149

$65K-$76K

($7,850)

$65K-$76K
($7,850)
Ministry of Education
Tauranga (34%), Wellington (28%), Hamilton (17%), Auckland (15%) +1 others
65

$69K-$82K

($12,700)

$69K-$82K
($12,700)
Department of Corrections
Wellington (48%), Auckland (25%), Hamilton (20%), Christchurch (7%)
60

$72K-$88K

($17,266)

$72K-$88K
($17,266)
Health ProfessionalNZ
Wellington (92%), Napier (8%)
49

$67K-$79K

($9,700)

$67K-$79K
($9,700)
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch (100%)
34

$65K-$77K

($8,300)

$65K-$77K
($8,300)
Last Updated July 29 2020
How many years does it take to become a Counsellor?
Most candidates undertake an average of 7 years Healthcare & Medical prior to being appointed as a Counsellor.
Average Healthcare & Medical required to become a Counsellor
Last updated November 30 2020
Most candidates have on average 7 years working experience prior to becoming a Counsellor.
Average Healthcare & Medical required to become a Counsellor
Last updated November 30 2020
Where are Healthcare & Medical in New Zealand sourced from?
Healthcare & Medical are sourced from
these companies
Auckland Regional Council
Dunedin City Council
Westgate Medical Centre
University of Canterbury
Air New Zealand
Healthcare & Medical are sourced in New Zealand are most likely to be sourced from these schools
University of Otago
University of Auckland
Massey University
University of Waikato
University of Canterbury
Last updated November 30 2020
Where are most Counsellor roles located in New Zealand?
Auckland 34 / 29%
Wellington 24 / 21%
Christchurch 13 / 11%
Napier 11 / 9%
Tauranga 11 / 9%
Last updated November 27 2020
Which locations in New Zealand pay the most for Counsellor?
Hamilton ($78K)
Nelson ($75K)
Auckland ($72K)
Dunedin ($70K)
Wellington ($69K)
Last updated November 27 2020