Average Experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor Hourly Pay

$20.11
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$1,500
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor is $20.11.
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$15.01
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$20.11
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$26.40
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MEDIAN $20.11
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$15 - $26
Bonus
$0 - $1,500
Total Pay
$32,598 - $56,940

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Job Description for Chemical Dependency Counselor

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Explore the most common career paths for Chemical Dependency Counselor. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Clinical Supervisor
Substance Abuse Counselor
Mental Health Therapist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Chemical Dependency Counselor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Dependency Counselor

An entry-level Chemical Dependency Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.82 based on 40 salaries. An early career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.83 based on 316 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.32 based on 136 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 540 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
58.5%
Mid Career
25.2%
Late Career
8.9%