Average Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Counseling Skills Salary

$42,947
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$900
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The average salary for a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with Counseling skills is $42,947.
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$35k
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$43k
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$58k
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MEDIAN $42,947
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Salary
$35k - $58k
Bonus
$491 - $1k
Total Pay
$32k - $57k

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Job Description for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

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Popular Skills for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

Skills in Group Therapy, 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.

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 $39,513 based on 8 salaries. An early career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,720 based on 75 salaries. A mid-career Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,106 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,466 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $47,533.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 211 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
35.5%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
23.2%
Late Career
13.3%