Average Substance Abuse Counselor Salary in New York, New York

$40,753
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$300
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The average salary for a Substance Abuse Counselor in New York, New York is $40,753.
10%
$32k
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$41k
90%
$57k
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Popular Skills for Substance Abuse Counselor

Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Facilitator are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy, Case Management and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Substance Abuse Counselor

An entry-level Substance Abuse Counselor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,601 based on 9 salaries. An early career Substance Abuse Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,567 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Substance Abuse Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,528 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Substance Abuse Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,498 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $55,252.
Employees with Substance Abuse Counselor in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 26.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.3% less), Baltimore, Maryland (5.0% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 140 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
16.4%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
7.9%