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Substance Abuse Counselor Salaries

927 SalariesUpdated May 12, 2021

Average Base Pay
$40,469 / yr
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How much does a Substance Abuse Counselor make?

The national average salary for a Substance Abuse Counselor is $40,469 in United States. Filter by location to see Substance Abuse Counselor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 927 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Substance Abuse Counselor employees.

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Substance Abuse Counselor

BayMark Health Services

$44,494/yr

Range: $39K - $68K

42 salaries

$44,494/yr
$39K$68K

Substance Abuse Counselor

Gateway Foundation

$35,699/yr

Range: $28K - $45K

31 salaries

$35,699/yr
$28K$45K

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Acadia Healthcare

$19/hr

Range: $15 - $22

25 salaries

$19/hr
$15$22

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

New Season

$19/hr

Range: $16 - $24

23 salaries

$19/hr
$16$24

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Colonial Management Group

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $24

23 salaries

$16/hr
$13$24

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

The GEO Group

$18/hr

Range: $14 - $22

22 salaries

$18/hr
$14$22

Substance Abuse Counselor

Spectrum Health Systems

$35,920/yr

Range: $32K - $44K

21 salaries

$35,920/yr
$32K$44K

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Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Phoenix House

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $26

18 salaries

$16/hr
$12$26

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Operation Par

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $20

14 salaries

$16/hr
$13$20

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Crossroads

$18/hr

Range: $8 - $28

14 salaries

$18/hr
$8$28

Substance Abuse Counselor

Unlimited Path

$32,343/yr

Range: $31K - $34K

11 salaries

$32,343/yr
$31K$34K

Substance Abuse Counselor

Pinnacle Treatment Centers

$38,500/yr

Range: $17K - $54K

9 salaries

$38,500/yr
$17K$54K

Substance Abuse Counselor

WestCare

$35,378/yr

Range: $31K - $46K

9 salaries

$35,378/yr
$31K$46K

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

BAART

$20/hr

Range: $17 - $22

9 salaries

$20/hr
$17$22

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

American Behavioral Health Systems

$27/hr

Range: $27 - $28

8 salaries

$27/hr
$27$28

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Behavioral Health Group

$19/hr

Range: $14 - $22

8 salaries

$19/hr
$14$22

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

CRC Health Group

$18/hr

Range: $15 - $22

8 salaries

$18/hr
$15$22

Substance Abuse Counselor

Landmark Recovery

$61,142/yr

Range: $47K - $65K

7 salaries

$61,142/yr
$47K$65K

Substance Abuse Counselor

Federation of Organizations

$46,563/yr

Range: $34K - $57K

7 salaries

$46,563/yr
$34K$57K

Substance Abuse Counselor - Hourly

Center For Behavioral Health

$18/hr

Range: $17 - $21

7 salaries

$18/hr
$17$21

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent substance abuse counselor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$71,000
per year
A Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$41,000
per year
A Mental Health Professional in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $41,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Youth Counselor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Youth Counselor in the Louisville, KY Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Louisville, KY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$34,145
per year
An Abuse Counselor in the Tallahassee, FL Area area reported making $34,145 per year
Job Highlights
Tallahassee, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
$54,000
per year
A Behavioral Health Counselor in the Fort Collins, CO Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Fort Collins, CO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$37
hourly
A Mental Health Counselor in the Cincinnati, OH Area area reported making $37 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cincinnati, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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