The average Entry-Level Certified Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counselor earns approximately $15.35 per hour. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselors is high. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a third lack any form of coverage — but more than half have medical insurance, and slightly more than half have dental, too. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 59 percent. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$26,050 - $46,728
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MEDIAN: $36,048
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$11.28 - $21.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$26,050 - $46,728  
   
Bonus
$600  
Total Pay (?
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$24,882 - $46,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 192
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.28 - $21.76  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$10.00 - $33.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$600  
   
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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$24,882 - $46,525  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 198

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Key Stats for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor Salaries

Group Therapy
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Counseling
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National Average
$35,000

Case Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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