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Average Chemical Dependency Counselor with Patient Counseling Skills Salary

$39,339
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$1,150
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The average salary for a Chemical Dependency Counselor with Patient Counseling skills is $39,339.
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$39k
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$53k
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What Do Chemical Dependency Counselors Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Chemical Dependency Counselors?

Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy, Case Management, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Crisis Intervention are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Dependency Counselors?

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 $36,625 based on 5 salaries. An early career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,835 based on 42 salaries. A mid-career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,445 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Chemical Dependency Counselor in their job title in Rochester, New York earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (8.0% less) and Buffalo, New York (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
52.5%
Mid Career
15.0%
Experienced
18.8%
Late Career
7.5%