Entry-Level Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary

An Entry-Level Chemical Dependency Counselor earns an average wage of $16.20 per hour.

$28,625 - $48,282
$29K
$36K
$48K
MEDIAN: $35,997
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$11.88 - $21.21
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,625 - $48,282  
   
Bonus
$506  
Total Pay (?
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$26,146 - $46,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $21.21  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $32.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$506  
   
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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$26,146 - $46,763  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 121

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National Average: $35,163

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Chemical Dependency Counselor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chemical Dependency Counselor in Albany:
"Education and trainings is a must."
Go to School, read the entire employee handbook and be assertive with having supervision with your supervisor. Stay humble , open-minded and meet the client where they are in their process of recovery.

Key Stats for Chemical Dependency Counselor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Chemical Dependency Counselor Salaries

Group Therapy
▲2%

National Average
$35,000

Case Management
▼1%

Counseling
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 27%
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