The average hourly pay for a Certified Addiction Counselor is $16.96.
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Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy, Case Management and Clinical Assessment are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Crisis Intervention.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Addiction Counselor
An early career Certified Addiction Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.39 based on 71 salaries. A mid-career Certified Addiction Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.73 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Certified Addiction Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.84 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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Employees with Certified Addiction Counselor in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 36.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (35.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (20.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (8.7% less).
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