An Addiction Therapist earns an average salary of $43,784 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Addiction Therapist Total Pay (?
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$30,100 - $60,756
(Median)
30K
37K
44K
51K
61K
MEDIAN: $43,784
10%
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75%
90%
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Addiction Therapist Total Pay (?
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$16.63 - $26.36
(Median)
17
25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
75%
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,100 - $60,756  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
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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$31,001 - $58,078  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$16.63 - $26.36  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
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).
)
$31,001 - $58,078  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Experience Affects Addiction Therapist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$44,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
63%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 20%
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