$50,980
Avg. Salary
$20.35
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $20.35 per hour.

The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $50,980 per year.

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MEDIAN $50,980
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$0$73K
Salary $38,581 - $73,404
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,497 - $61,470
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $13.44 - $27.62
Overtime $33.51
Annual Data $0$61K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,497 - $61,470
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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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Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%