Entry-Level Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor Salary

The average Entry-Level Certified Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counselor earns approximately $15.19 per hour. The majority of Entry-Level Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselors (61 percent) who took the survey are women. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,673 - $46,983
$27K
$36K
$47K
MEDIAN: $36,266
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$11.33 - $22.59
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MEDIAN: $15.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,673 - $46,983  
   
Bonus
$976  
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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$24,922 - $47,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 188
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.33 - $22.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$9.93 - $34.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$976  
   
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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$24,922 - $47,441  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194

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Key Stats for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor Salaries

Group Therapy
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Case Management
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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