Average Substance Abuse Counselor Hourly Pay in Los Angeles, California

$16.46
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$17,505
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The average hourly pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Los Angeles, California is $16.46.
10%
$13.15
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$16.46
90%
$22.66
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $23
Bonus
$0 - $17,505
Total Pay
$27,909 - $51,210

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Popular Skills for Substance Abuse Counselor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Substance Abuse Counselor

An early career Substance Abuse Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.60 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Substance Abuse Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.25 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Substance Abuse Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.80 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Substance Abuse Counselor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (23.3% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (21.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (6.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 77 survey responses.
Early Career
51.9%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
24.7%