Relationship Counsellor

Relationship Counsellor

A Relationship Counsellor primarily provides professional counselling services to couples, although they may also speak with families and individuals. The average salary of a Relationship Counsellor is $63,500 per annum.

As a Relationship Counsellor you'll help your clients improve their relationships through communication and problem-solving techniques.

Salary range
Average salary $63,500
salary range
$57,333
$63,500
$69,666
Source: SEEK
Projected job growth
23% by 2020
23%
2015
2020
Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region
The top three regions for employment as a Relationship Counsellor are:
NSW
NSW 37.8%
VIC
VIC 22.7%
QLD
QLD 21%
Source: joboutlook.gov.au

Key skills required

The top skills for a Relationship Counsellor are:
  • Empathy
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Maturity
Source: myfuture.edu.au
Career pathway planner
Starting out
Starting out

Begin a fulfilling career with a Bachelor degree and gain the minimum qualification you'll need to work as a registered Relationship Counsellor.

Moving up in the industry
Moving up in the industry

If you're looking to develop your skills in Counselling, why not try a postgraduate degree. You can build on your existing knowledge and gain a professional qualification in the process.

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