Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

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October 30, 2016

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Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) Job Description

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.

Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) Salary Statistics as of 2015

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Average annual salary for a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) is $38775 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest salary recorded was $59481. The lowest salary reported was $28774. 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 Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) is $17.85 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2015. The highest hourly rate recorded was $24.47. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $11.23. 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 Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2015. The average bonus recorded was $400 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $1400 from people with under 1 year of experience.

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These are the highest paying states for a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Arizona – n/a
Colorado – $26,900 – $35,800
Louisiana – n/a
Minnesota – n/a
Montana – n/a
North Dakota – $36,000 – $60,000
Oklahoma – n/a

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These are the highest paying cities for a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2015.
Fargo, North Dakota –
Phoenix, Arizona –
Tulsa, Oklahoma –
Denver, Colorado –

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This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) from the past 5 years. In 2015 the average annual salary was $38775 while in 2007 it was just $35959.25

Job Outlook

Gender Statistics

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27%

73%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 27% of Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)s were males while 73% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

Past Jobs

Substance Abuse Counselor
$23,602 – $45,031
Certified Addiction Drug and Alcohol Counselor
$23,654 – $48,531
Mental Health Counselor
$26,455 – $59,998

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