Average Experienced Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) Salary

$47,654
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$1,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) is $47,654.
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$36k
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$48k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $47,654
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Salary
$36k - $62k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$36k - $62k

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Job Description for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

Career Paths

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Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
Compliance Officer
Addiction Counselor
Substance Abuse Counselor
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

Skills in Group Therapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Clinical Assessment are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $39,519 based on 13 salaries. An early career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,608 based on 125 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,499 based on 82 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $47,941.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 260 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
48.1%
Mid Career
31.5%
Late Career
15.4%