Average Substance Abuse Counselor Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$16.86
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$350
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor in San Diego, California is $16.86.
10%
$12.28
MEDIAN
$16.86
90%
$24.42
Is Substance Abuse Counselor your job title? Find out what you should be paid

Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.

How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
Bonus
$0 - $350
Total Pay
$26,256 - $53,857

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Substance Abuse Counselor

Substance Abuse Counselor Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

Popular Skills for Substance Abuse Counselor

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

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 $15.85 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Substance Abuse Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.24 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Substance Abuse Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Substance Abuse Counselor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (20.3% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.2% less), Los Angeles, California (4.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Early Career
52.4%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
23.8%