The average wage for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Columbus, Ohio is $16.75 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Group Therapy.

$9.81 - $22.85
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$17
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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Bonus
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$20,613 - $43,965  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
825,964
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Experience Affects Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 18%

Group Therapy
up arrow 17%

Facilitator
up arrow 7%

Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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