Substance Abuse Counselor with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

The average rate for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $16.53 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$30,309 - $56,249
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$56K
MEDIAN: $39,803
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$13.09 - $21.45
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MEDIAN: $16.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,309 - $56,249  
   
Bonus
$1,017  
Total Pay (?
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$28,453 - $49,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.09 - $21.45  
   
Overtime
$21.04 - $32.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,017  
   
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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$28,453 - $49,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Pay by Experience Level for Substance Abuse Counselor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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