Drug Addiction Counselor

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October 30, 2016

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Drug Addiction Counselor Job Description

Counselors, Substance Abuse Gather information about patients using interviews, case histories, observations and assessments. Perform substance abuse or other disorder evaluations for patients. Develop individual intervention, treatment and recovery plans. Facilitate and lead group and education sessions. Manage caseload and documentation.

Drug Addiction Counselor Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Drug Addiction Counselor is $30588 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $51677. The lowest salary reported was $21243. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Median hourly wage for a Drug Addiction Counselor is $15.21 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $25.7. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $10.56. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

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Bonuses for a Drug Addiction Counselor are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Drug Addiction Counselor. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.

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These are the highest paying cities for a Drug Addiction Counselor. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
1-4 years –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Drug Addiction Counselor from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $30588 while in 2007 it was just $28366.78

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Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 29% of Drug Addiction Counselors were males while 71% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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