Entry-Level Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary

An Entry-Level Chemical Dependency Counselor earns an average wage of $16.20 per hour.

$28,751 - $46,235
$29K
$35K
$46K
MEDIAN: $35,350
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50%
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$11.88 - $20.91
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.94
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$0$46K
Salary $28,751 - $46,235
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,262 - $45,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 101
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $11.88 - $20.91
Overtime $14.54 - $33.18
Annual Data $0$45K
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,262 - $45,546
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 138

Chemical Dependency Counselor Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,668

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Chemical Dependency Counselor Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Chemical Dependency Counselor in New York:
"Stress level."
Try not to take the stress home with you.

Chemical Dependency Counselor in Albany:
"Education and trainings is a must."
Go to School, read the entire employee handbook and be assertive with having supervision with your supervisor. Stay humble , open-minded and meet the client where they are in their process of recovery.

Chemical Dependency Counselor in Baltimore:
"Get an MSW."
Diverify get all kinds of ceetifications.

Key Stats for Chemical Dependency Counselor

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Chemical Dependency Counselor Salaries

Group Therapy
▲4%

Case Management
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Counseling
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 26%