Substance Abuse Counselor in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Chicago, Illinois is $36,700 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$28,063 - $51,278
$28K
$34K
$51K
MEDIAN: $33,748
10%
50%
90%

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$11.72 - $24.66
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.26
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$0$51K
Salary $28,063 - $51,278
Total Pay (?
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$26,803 - $50,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 27
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $11.72 - $24.66
Overtime $24.00
Annual Data $0$50K
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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$26,803 - $50,745
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Substance Abuse Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

▲5%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
▲5%

Facilitator
▲4%

National Average
$34,000

Group Therapy
▼1%

▼3%

Case Management
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 12%