$43,982
Avg. Salary
$18.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Honolulu, Hawaii is $18.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Honolulu, Hawaii is $43,982 per year.

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MEDIAN $43,982
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Salary $43,982
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$34,525 - $79,463
  • 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

  • Manage caseload and documentation
  • Perform substance abuse or other disorder evaluations for patients
  • Develop individual intervention, treatment and recovery plans
  • Facilitate and lead group and education sessions
  • Gather information about patients using interviews, case histories, observations and assessments

About Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu County, Hawaii
390,738
Honolulu (/ˌhɒnəˈluːluː/ or /ˌhoʊnoʊˈluːluː/; Hawaiian pronunciation: [honoˈlulu]) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is an unincorporated part of and the county seat of the City and County of Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Honolulu is the most populous city in and the state capital of Hawaii. The city is the main gateway to Hawaii and a major portal into the United States. The city is also a major hub for international business, military defense, as well as famously being host to a diverse variety of east-west and Pacific culture, cuisine, and traditions. Honolulu is the most remote city of its size in the world and is both the westernmost and the southernmost major U.S. city. For statistical purposes, the U.S. Census Bureau recognizes the approximate area commonly referred to as "City of Honolulu" (not to be confused with the "City and County") as a census county...

Substance Abuse Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 38%