Average Substance Abuse Counselor Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$39,883
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The average salary for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $39,883.
10%
$31k
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$40k
90%
$48k
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Popular Skills for Substance Abuse Counselor

Skills in Counseling, Group Therapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient 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 $39,305 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Substance Abuse Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,676 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Substance Abuse Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,546 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Substance Abuse Counselor in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (2.4% more) and New York, New York (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.7% less), Baltimore, Maryland (3.0% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
21.9%
Experienced
31.3%