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Average Mid-Career Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary

$42,601
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$1,100
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Chemical Dependency Counselor is $42,601.
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$33k
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$43k
90%
$52k
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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 and Patient Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Case Management and Group Therapy.

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 $35,886 based on 35 salaries. An early career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,615 based on 280 salaries. An experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,256 based on 86 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $45,908.
Employees with Chemical Dependency Counselor in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dayton, Ohio (5.6% more) and Seattle, Washington (4.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tacoma, Washington (17.5% less), Houston, Texas (15.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 451 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.8%
Early Career
62.1%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
11.1%