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Counselor Substance Abuse Salary

$48,869 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$826

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Counselor Substance Abuse is $48,869 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Counselor Substance Abuse is between $35,994 and $59,608. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Counselor Substance Abuse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Advises and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse.
  • Develops program for treatment and rehabilitation of client, using knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse problems and counseling and treatment techniques.
  • Typically requires certification by State or other governing body.
Counselor Substance Abuse Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Job family population: 267,730

Estimated population of Counselor Substance Abuse jobs: 246,606

Rate of error: 1.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,652
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Counselor Substance Abuse Job Listings for United States

Substance Abuse Counselor- BONUS!
Dec 2
Lake Charles, United States
Merakey
***NEW SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALIST RATE INCREASE & $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*** ***MERAKEY offers all ... Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other human service related field
Part-time Substance Abuse Counselor - Telehealth (work from home)
Dec 1
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Epiphany Counseilng, Consulting & Treatment Services
We are seeking a Part-time Telehealth Certified Substance Abuse Counselors to join our team! Epiphany Counseling, Consulting and Treatment Services provides quality individual, couples and group ...
Substance Abuse Counselor (LCADC, LGADC, CAC-AD, CSC-AD)
Dec 3
Pikesville, MD, USA
Passionate Behavioral Health
We are seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team! You will be responsible for implementing effective treatment plans to clients in an individual or group setting. Responsibilities
Substance Abuse Counselor
Dec 2
Wadesboro, NC, USA
Anson Regional Medical Services, Inc.
We are seeking a Substance Abuse Counselor to join our team! You will be responsible for implementing effective treatment plans to clients in an individual or group setting. Responsibilities
Substance Abuse Methadone Counselor
Nov 22
Linthicum Heights, MD, USA
Corizon Health
A Substance Abuse/Methadone Counselor in this class serves as a liaison with health service providers, persons with substance dependency problems as well as their families when applicable. The ...

The average pay for a Counselor Substance Abuse is $48,869 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Counselor Substance Abuse is between $35,994 and $59,608. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Counselor Substance Abuse. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Substance Abuse Counselor- BONUS!
Dec 2
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***NEW SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALIST RATE INCREASE & $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*** ***MERAKEY offers all ... Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other human service related field
Part-time Substance Abuse Counselor - Telehealth (work from home)
Dec 1
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Epiphany Counseilng, Consulting & Treatment Services
We are seeking a Part-time Telehealth Certified Substance Abuse Counselors to join our team! Epiphany Counseling, Consulting and Treatment Services provides quality individual, couples and group ...
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