Average Addiction Counselor Hourly Pay

$18.58
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$13.54
MEDIAN
$18.58
90%
$25.71

The average hourly pay for an Addiction Counselor is $18.58

Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$99 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $53k
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What Do Addiction Counselors Do?

Addiction 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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How do Addiction Counselors Rate Their Jobs?

3.9 out of 5
(65)
Highly Satisfied
8Reviews
Based on 65 responses, the job of Addiction Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.85 out of 5. On average, Addiction Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.