The average hourly pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor at Colonial Management Group, LLC is $16.13.
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Job Description for Substance Abuse Counselor
Substance abuse counselors provide therapy to individuals struggling with issues related to alcohol and/or drug use. They may lead group counseling and support groups, as well as conduct one-on-one sessions with patients; employers may include nonprofit and for-profit healthcare providers, government entities and nonprofit organizations that provide counseling services. These counselors must have an excellent understanding of how to work with individuals dealing with substance abuse issues, incl…Read more
Popular Employer Salaries for Substance Abuse Counselor
The top respondents for the job title Substance Abuse Counselor are from the companies Acadia, Inc., Gateway Foundation, Inc. and The Salvation Army. Reported salaries are highest at Catholic Charities where the average pay is $19.77. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Acadia, Inc. and The Center for Behavioral Health, earning around $18.22 and $17.90, respectively. The Salvation Army pays the lowest at around $12.00. Pyramid Healthcare, Inc. and Gateway Foundation, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $14.00 and $15.80, respectively.
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Skills in Patient Counseling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Case Management 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 $16.63 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Substance Abuse Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.00 based on 6 salaries.
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