Substance Abuse Counselor in Los Angeles Salary

A Substance Abuse Counselor in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $14.25 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$25,532 - $46,978
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$47K
MEDIAN: $39,234
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$11.19 - $22.00
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$11
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $14.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$25,532 - $46,978  
   
Bonus
$0.00  
Total Pay (?
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$24,493 - $47,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 22
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.19 - $22.00  
   
Overtime
$23.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00  
   
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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$24,493 - $47,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Experience Affects Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Group Therapy
up arrow 8%

Counseling
up arrow 6%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Facilitator
0%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 36%
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