Average Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills Salary

$44,786
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$1,100
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The average salary for a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Diagnosis and Treatment Planning skills is $44,786.
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$35k
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MEDIAN $44,786
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Salary
$35k - $57k
Bonus
$393 - $2k
Total Pay
$34k - $60k

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Job Description for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

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Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
Compliance Officer
Addiction Counselor
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Popular Skills for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

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

Pay by Experience Level for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

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 $40,000 based on 6 salaries. An early career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,359 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,891 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,149 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $48,718.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 106 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
28.3%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
32.1%
Late Career
10.4%