$44,219
Avg. Salary
$16.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Case Management skills in Baltimore, Maryland is $16.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Case Management skills in Baltimore, Maryland is $44,219 per year.

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MEDIAN $44,219
$35,319 - $49,082
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MEDIAN: $44,219
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$25,127 - $50,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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, including common issues for this population and established therapeutic techniques. It is important for the counselor to be able to work with people who come from a variety of age groups and cultures.

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Substance Abuse Counselor Tasks

  • Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.
  • Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their patients.
  • Provide evaluations, interventions, and individual and group therapy to clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency.

About Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore city, Maryland
621,849
Male:
294,027 (47.3%)
Female:
327,822 (52.7%)
Baltimore (/ˈbɔːltᵻˌmɔːr/, locally: [ˈbɔɫ.mɔɻ]) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 29th-most populous city in the country. It was established by the Constitution of Maryland and is not part of any county; thus, it is the largest independent city in the United States. Baltimore has more public monuments per capita than any other city in the country and is home to some of the earliest National Register historic districts in the nation, including Fell's Point (1969), Federal Hill (1970) and Mount Vernon Place (1971). More than 65,000 properties, or roughly one in three buildings in the city, are listed on the National Register, more than any other city in the nation. Founded in 1729, Baltimore is the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic. Baltimore's Inner Harbor was once the second leading port of entry for immigrants to the United States and a major manufacturing center. After...
Baltimore:
$44,165
Maryland:
$75,847
$981
Baltimore:
$155,600
Maryland:
$299,800
6.0%

Substance Abuse Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: