Substance Abuse Counselor with Counseling Skills in Los Angeles Salary

A Substance Abuse Counselor with Counseling skills in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $15.06 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$24,328 - $59,180
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MEDIAN: $40,108
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$11.15 - $24.36
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MEDIAN: $15.06
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$24,511 - $50,418  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $24.36  
   
Overtime
$25.00  
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$24,511 - $50,418  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲16%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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