Average Mid-Career Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary

$41,467
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$850
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Chemical Dependency Counselor is $41,467.
10%
$32k
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$41k
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$52k
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MEDIAN $41,467
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Salary
$32k - $52k
Bonus
$102 - $1k
Total Pay
$31k - $51k

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Job Description for Chemical Dependency Counselor

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Career Paths

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

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 $35,561 based on 40 salaries. An early career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,100 based on 316 salaries. An experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,612 based on 101 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $43,971.
Employees with Chemical Dependency Counselor in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dayton, Ohio (8.5% more) and Seattle, Washington (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (13.2% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 505 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.9%
Early Career
62.6%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
9.5%