Drug Counselor Average Salary

Drug Counselor Total Pay (?
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$23,381 - $52,566
(Median)
23K
32K
53K
MEDIAN: $31,693
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90%

Drug Counselor is most closely related to Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Certified substance abuse counselors help clients overcome addiction to drugs, alcohol, or gambling. An evaluation of the patient’s addiction type and severity should be carried out before other services are administered; then, counseling services can be provided. These counselors help their patients ...
Average Salary (?
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(Median)
$25K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,073
10%
50%
90%
Popular Employers
Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor - Integrity House , salaries: $38,639
Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor - The Salvation Army , salaries: $32,000
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