Average Addiction Counselor Salary

$39,928
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$30k
MEDIAN
$40k
90%
$53k

The average salary for an Addiction Counselor is $39,928

Base Salary
$30k - $53k
Bonus
$245 - $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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Job Satisfaction for Addiction Counselor

3.9 out of 5
(74)
Highly Satisfied
8Reviews
Based on 74 responses, the job of Addiction Counselor has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.93 out of 5. On average, Addiction Counselors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
67.4%
Male
32.6%
This data is based on 172 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

70%

Dental

56%

Vision

50%

None

29%