Addictions Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$38,000
$17,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$86,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Lake Hospital System
Highest Paying City
Roseville, CA
Highest Paying State
Texas
Average Experience Level
3.1 years
How much does an addictions counselor make?
Addictions Counselors in America make an average salary of $38,612 per year or $18.56 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $17,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $86,000. Most Addictions Counselor jobs are in Health Care companies and Non Profits companies. The best states for high paying Addictions Counselor jobs are Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. The typical employment for an Addictions Counselor is 3.1 years.

Average Addictions Counselor Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Addictions Counselor in the USA is $38,612 annually or $18.56 hourly. Working in Roseville, CA as an Addictions Counselor will pay you the highest wages at around $48,124 per year. Even an entry-level Addictions Counselor makes $19,000 per year in Roseville, CA. Some of the states with the best Addictions Counselor salaries are Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Alabama, and Arkansas. Wyoming, Idaho, Kentucky, South Carolina, and North Carolina are the lowest earners.

Map of Addictions Counselor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Addictions Counselors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Addictions Counselor Salary By Company

There is good job security in Addictions Counselor positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Lake Hospital System and Kaiser Permanente are the highest paying companies. Also, companies like Community Medical Center and HCA Healthcare pay their Addictions Counselors very well.

Addictions Counselor Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Addictions Counselor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Addictions Counselor 2 (John L. Norris Addiction Treatment Center)
Addictions Counselor 2 (John L. Norris Addiction Treatment Center)
04/17/2020
04/17/2020
$56,604
$56,604
Merakey
Merakey
Addictions Counselor
Addictions Counselor
04/15/2020
04/15/2020
$41,531
$41,531
New York State Civil Service
New York State Civil Service
Addictions Counselor 2 (John L. Norris Addiction Treatment Center)
Addictions Counselor 2 (John L. Norris Addiction Treatment Center)
04/15/2020
04/15/2020
$56,604
$56,604
City of Baltimore, Md
City of Baltimore, Md
Circuit Court for Baltimore City Addictions Counselor I
Circuit Court for Baltimore City Addictions Counselor I
04/07/2020
04/07/2020
$36,396
$36,396
State of North Dakota
State of North Dakota
Licensed Counselor Addiction Services
Licensed Counselor Addiction Services
03/29/2020
03/29/2020
$52,392
$52,392
Merakey
Merakey
Addictions Counselor (#51721)
Addictions Counselor (#51721)
03/21/2020
03/21/2020
$62,610
$62,610
Addictions Counselor 1 (Dick Van Dyke ATC)
Addictions Counselor 1 (Dick Van Dyke ATC)
03/21/2020
03/21/2020
$30,001
$30,001
New York State Civil Service
New York State Civil Service
Addictions Counselor 1 (Dick Van Dyke ATC)
Addictions Counselor 1 (Dick Van Dyke ATC)
03/19/2020
03/19/2020
$50,722
$50,722
Adcare Hospital
Adcare Hospital
Bace-Black Addictions Counselor Educator (1099 Contractor Position)-Adcare Educational Institute
Bace-Black Addictions Counselor Educator (1099 Contractor Position)-Adcare Educational Institute
03/18/2020
03/18/2020
$24,000
$24,000
Merakey
Merakey
Fee for Service Addictions Counselor
Fee for Service Addictions Counselor
02/22/2020
02/22/2020
$52,175
$52,175