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Intervention Specialist Salary

$48,867 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Intervention Specialist is $48,867 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Intervention Specialist is between $35,992 and $59,606. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Intervention Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Intervention Specialist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Job family population: 95,410

Estimated population of Intervention Specialist jobs: 87,882

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Intervention Specialist Job Listings for United States

Jun 6
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Total Education Solutions
BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION SPECIALIST We are currently seeking to hire Behavior Intervention Specialists (BII ) to provide both school based and home services Full - time (20 hours/week). As a BII at TES ...
Behavior Intervention Specialist
Jun 4
Rochester, NY, USA
Easter Seals
The Kessler Center is hiring a behavior intervention specialist (BIS 1 or BIS 2) to support OPWDD certified residential homes as part of a residential special education school. Students in the ...
Crisis Intervention Specialist
Jun 21
Columbus, OH, USA
Southeast Healthcare Services
The Intervention Specialist (IS) provides crisis counseling, treatment coordination and direct referral services to persons with opiate addiction, as well as families impacted by the addiction.
Behavior Specialist
Jun 6
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Youth Emerging Stronger
The Behavioral Intervention Specialist serves as a role model to effectively engage our youth, respond to emergency situations where clients are in crisis to de-escalate the situation and ensure the ...
Early Intervention Specialist
Jun 19
Anaheim, CA, USA
* Have experience working in a Preschool or with small children infancy to 3 years old? * Have experience in the field of autism and special needs, education, mental health and ABA * Minimum BA/BS with ...
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