$34,493
Avg. Salary
$14.66
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Substance Abuse Counselor with Case Management skills is $14.66 per hour.

The median Substance Abuse Counselor has a base pay of $34,493. Salaries generally range from $0 to $0. The median bonus is . Skills that can affect salary include Case Management.
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MEDIAN $14.66
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MEDIAN $34,493
$30,953 - $35,980
$34K
MEDIAN: $34,247
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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

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 17%