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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

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1,518 SalariesUpdated Jan 20, 2016
Average Base Pay
$45,449/yr
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$33K
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$45K
Average
$64K
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$1,220
Range$278 - $6,496
How much does a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor make?

The national average salary for a Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor is $45,449 in United States. Filter by location to see Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,518 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor employees.

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      Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
      $63,292/yr
      Range: $56K - $71K
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      $56K - $71K
      $56K$71K
      Southwest Behavioral Health Services
      $49,939/yr
      Range: $48K - $52K
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      Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)
      $52,450/yr
      Range: $50K - $55K
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      North Central Health Care
      $57,533/yr
      Range: $56K - $61K
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      $56K$61K
      ABHS
      $35,781/yr
      Range: $35K - $37K
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      Behavioral Health Network
      $34,573/yr
      Range: $33K - $36K
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      Recent Salary Reports

      Below are the most recent Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

      $42,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $42,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $35,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $35,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Hospital
      $24
      hourly
      A Mental Health Worker in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $24 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Diego, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1 to 50 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $38,000
      per year
      A Marriage and Family Therapist in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $38,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $50,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Portland, OR Area area reported making $50,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Portland, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $38,000
      per year
      A Mental Health Counselor in the Springfield, MO Area area reported making $38,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $1k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Springfield, MO Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $16
      hourly
      A Mental Health Counselor in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $16 per hour
      Additional Pay
      $200 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Nonprofit Organization
      $22
      hourly
      A Mental Health Worker in the Merced, CA Area area reported making $22 per hour
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Merced, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      5001 to 10000 employees
      Government
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