Average Substance Abuse Counselor Salary in Charlotte, North Carolina

$39,027
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The average salary for a Substance Abuse Counselor in Charlotte, North Carolina is $39,027.
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$28k
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$39k
90%
$51k
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Popular Skills for Substance Abuse Counselor

Skills in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Facilitator, Group Therapy and 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 $38,365 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Substance Abuse Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,191 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Substance Abuse Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,285 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Substance Abuse Counselor in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 31.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (4.4% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.5% less) and Baltimore, Maryland (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
43.2%
Mid Career
24.3%
Experienced
32.4%