Average Early-Career Chemical Dependency Counselor with Patient Counseling Skills Salary

$36,589
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$1,150
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The average salary for an Early-Career Chemical Dependency Counselor with Patient Counseling skills is $36,589.
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$29k
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$37k
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$50k
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MEDIAN $36,589
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$29k - $50k
Bonus
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$30k - $47k

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Job Description for Chemical Dependency Counselor

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Chemical Dependency Counselor
Clinical Supervisor
Substance Abuse Counselor
Mental Health Therapist
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Chemical Dependency Counselor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Chemical Dependency Counselor

A mid-career Chemical Dependency Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,500 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Chemical Dependency Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,447 based on 12 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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Experienced
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