Alcohol And Drug Counselor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$38,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$65,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Community Medical Center
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Texas
Average Experience Level
3.2 years
How much does an alcohol and drug counselor make?
Alcohol And Drug Counselors in the US make on average $38,389 annually or $18.46 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 43,000. The top 10 percent earn over $65,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $22,000 annually. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Alcohol And Drug Counselor salaries are Texas, Louisiana, Connecticut, New York, and Oklahoma. The typical tenure for an Alcohol And Drug Counselor is 3.2 years.
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Average Alcohol And Drug Counselor Salary By Location

Alcohol And Drug Counselors in the United States of America make on average $38,389 a year or $18.46 per hour. Santa Rosa, CA reports the highest annual salary for Alcohol And Drug Counselors at 49,565. The Santa Rosa, CA average entry-level salary for Alcohol And Drug Counselors is $22,000. Texas, Louisiana, Connecticut, New York, and Oklahoma are the states with the highest payscale for Alcohol And Drug Counselors. South Carolina, Wyoming, Idaho, Kentucky, and Nebraska are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Alcohol And Drug Counselor Salaries

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

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Average Alcohol And Drug Counselor Salary By Company

Alcohol And Drug Counselor jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Health Care companies and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Alcohol And Drug Counselors are Community Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital. Companies like Mayo Clinic and People also pay high salaries to their Alcohol And Drug Counselors.

Average Alcohol And Drug Counselor Pay By Industry

Wages for Alcohol And Drug Counselors can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Manufacturing companies, Non Profits companies, and Health Care companies pay higher-than-average wages for Alcohol And Drug Counselors. Salaries for Alcohol And Drug Counselors in Manufacturing companies average $39,493 annually, while Non Profits companies and Health Care companies pay $38,598 and $38,414, respectively. At $38,016, the average salary for Alcohol And Drug Counselors in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$39,493
$39k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$38,598
$39k
Health Care
Health Care
$38,414
$38k
Retail
Retail
$38,016
$38k

Alcohol And Drug Counselor Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Alcohol And Drug Counselor Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Phoenix House of California Inc.
Alcohol and Drug (AOD) Counselor Ironwood and Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
04/17/2020
$43,827
State of Minnesota
Clinical Program Therapist 2 or 3-Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor
04/11/2020
$54,163
County of Sonoma, California
Alcohol and Other Drug Services Counselor I-English and Bilingual (Spanish/English)-Extra-Help
04/05/2020
$70,666
State of Nebraska
Chemical Dependency Counselor
04/01/2020
$33,100
County Council of Beaufort County
Alcohol & Drug Counselor
03/31/2020
$49,504
State of Minnesota
Clinical Program Therapist 2/Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor
03/27/2020
$47,398
Maryland Government Jobs
Alcohol and Drug Professional Counselor Supervisor
03/25/2020
$53,093
Merakey
Drug and Alcohol Counselor
03/04/2020
$42,700
State of Minnesota
Clinical Program Therapist 2 or 3-Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor
03/04/2020
$54,163
State of Nebraska
Chemical Dependency Counselor
02/20/2020
$33,100
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