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Average Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Group Therapy Skills Salary

$44,103
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$509
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The average salary for a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Group Therapy skills is $44,103.
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$44k
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$58k
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What Do Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)s Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)s?

An entry-level Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,298 based on 7 salaries. An early career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,602 based on 49 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,399 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,232 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $47,468.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 11.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (7.7% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (2.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Deer Lodge, Montana (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 162 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
30.2%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
28.4%
Late Career
13.6%