A Substance Abuse Counselor in New York, New York earns an average salary of $38,608 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$26,510 - $49,345
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$27K
$39K
$49K
MEDIAN: $38,608
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$14.55 - $25.64
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$18
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,510 - $49,345  
   
Total Pay (?
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$27,367 - $49,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $25.64  
   
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$27,367 - $49,249  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 2%

Facilitator
up arrow 2%

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
up arrow 2%

Case Management
up arrow 1%

Group Therapy
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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