SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$42,000
$25,000
Min 10%
$42,000
Median 50%
$71,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Telecare
Highest Paying City
Sacramento, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a substance abuse counselor make?
Substance Abuse Counselors in America make, on average, $42,940 a year or $20.64 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 46,000. The top 10 percent earn over $71,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $25,000 annually. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Substance Abuse Counselor salaries include Alaska, Utah, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine. The typical tenure for a Substance Abuse Counselor is 2.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Counselor
$38,864

Average Substance Abuse Counselor Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Substance Abuse Counselor makes. The most abundant employment opportunities for Substance Abuse Counselors are in Health Care companies and Professional companies. Companies like Telecare or Visiting Nurse Service of New York will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Los Angeles County and Steward Health Care System report highly competitive salaries for Substance Abuse Counselors.

Average Substance Abuse Counselor Salary By Location

Substance Abuse Counselors in the US makes an average salary of $42,940 per year or $20.64 per hour. Working in Sacramento, CA as a Substance Abuse Counselor will pay you the highest wages at around $44,681 per year. Even an entry-level Substance Abuse Counselor makes $24,000 per year in Sacramento, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Substance Abuse Counselor salaries are Alaska, Utah, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine. Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Florida have the lowest reported salaries for Substance Abuse Counselors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sacramento, CA
$44,681
2
New York, NY
$43,724
3
Shrewsbury, MA
$43,601
4
Philadelphia, PA
$43,420
5
Baltimore, MD
$42,578

RECENTLY ADDED Substance Abuse Counselor SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Geo Group Inc.
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/26/2019
$37,566
Geo Group
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/24/2019
$45,914
Geo Group Inc.
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/24/2019
$37,775
Geo Group Inc.
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/24/2019
$34,623
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/22/2019
$51,675
Geo Group
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/20/2019
$42,575
University of California
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/20/2019
$37,274
Geo Group Inc.
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/16/2019
$62,610
Geo Group Inc.
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/16/2019
$38,610
Spectrum Health Systems, Inc.
Substance Abuse Counselor
10/16/2019
$58,436
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