Addiction Counselor with Counseling Skills Salary

The average salary for an Addiction Counselor with Counseling skills is $39,650 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$28,403 - $53,512
$28K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,411
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$12.26 - $21.53
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MEDIAN: $16.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$28,403 - $53,512  
   
Bonus
$500  
Total Pay (?
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$27,461 - $51,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$12.26 - $21.53  
   
Overtime
$18.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,461 - $51,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Pay by Experience Level for Addiction Counselor

Pay by Experience for an Addiction Counselor has a positive trend. An entry-level Addiction Counselor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 89 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Addiction Counselor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Addiction Counselor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 35 salaries. An Addiction Counselor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Addiction Counselor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Addiction Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 29%
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