$36,571
Avg. Salary
$23.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Group Therapy skills in Charlotte, North Carolina is $23.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Group Therapy skills in Charlotte, North Carolina is $36,571 per year.

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MEDIAN $36,571
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$32,820 - $51,182
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 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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Substance Abuse Counselor Tasks
  • Counsel individuals or groups and implements therapeutic treatment plans to resolve addictions to drugs or alcohol.
  • Maintain case history and progress notes while observing their patients.
  • Provide evaluations, interventions, and individual and group therapy to clients experiencing chemical abuse or chemical dependency.

About Charlotte, North Carolina

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
827,121
Male:
396,646 (48.0%)
Female:
430,475 (52.0%)
Charlotte /ˈʃɑːrlət/ is the largest city in the state of North Carolina. It is the county seat of Mecklenburg County and the second largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. Charlotte is the third fastest growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as "Charlotteans." It is listed as a "gamma-plus" global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east...
Charlotte:
$53,919
North Carolina:
$47,830
$978
Charlotte:
$188,800
North Carolina:
$160,100
5.2%

Substance Abuse Counselor Job Listings

Key Stats for Substance Abuse Counselor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 8%