Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Chemical Dependency Counselor is $17.98
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Dependency Counselors?
A mid-career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.39 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.00 based on 31 salaries. In …Read more
What Do Chemical Dependency Counselors Do?
Chemical Dependency Counselors are people who help those suffering from drug addiction, alcoholism, and other chemical dependencies. They can be someone's sole lifeline when a person decides to start their recovery process. Counselors help to find the roots of their clients' dependency and form a trusting relationship so that they can assist them through a treatment program. Depending on the client's circumstances, treatment options can vary, so a chemical dependency counselor should be …Read more