Average Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor Hourly Pay in Canada

C$21.26
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C$2,750
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The average hourly pay for a Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor in Canada is C$21.26.
10%
C$14.54
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C$21.26
90%
C$31.85
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Hourly Rate
C$15 - C$32
Bonus
C$0 - C$2,750
Total Pay
C$32,048 - C$63,406

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Job Description for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor Tasks
  • Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.
  • Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their patients.
  • Provide evaluations, interventions, and individual and group therapy to clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency.

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Popular Skills for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy, Patient Counseling and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor

An early career Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$19.78 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.08 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$23.00 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$29.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 69 survey responses.
Early Career
42.0%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
21.7%
Late Career
13.0%

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