Average Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor Hourly Pay

$16.86
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$512
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The average hourly pay for an Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor is $16.86.
10%
$12.49
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$16.86
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$22.71
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$12 - $23
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$99 - $2,196
Total Pay
$27,812 - $50,727

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Popular Skills for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor

An entry-level Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.00 based on 31 salaries. An early career Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.59 based on 200 salaries. A mid-career Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.66 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.01 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 42.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in St. Paul, Minnesota (33.5% more) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (3.4% less), San Diego, California (3.0% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (2.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 366 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
54.6%
Mid Career
20.5%
Experienced
13.1%
Late Career
3.3%