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What is the average salary for Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States?

Drug & Alcohol Counselors earn an average hourly wage of $20.13. Hourly wages typically start from $12.17 and go up to $29.53. Drug & Alcohol Counselors earn an average salary of $41,870 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,310 and go up to $61,420.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States earn:

$29.53 an hour $61,420 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States earn:

$24.05 an hour $50,010 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States earn:

$18.88 an hour $39,270 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States earn:

$15.10 an hour $31,400 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States earn:

$12.17 an hour $25,310 per year

Historical salary for Drug & Alcohol Counselors in the United States

Drug & Alcohol Counselor salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in District of Columbia $24.97 $51,930 # 1
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Alaska $24.36 $50,660 # 2
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in New Jersey $23.73 $49,370 # 3
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in North Dakota $23.72 $49,350 # 4
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in New Hampshire $23.05 $47,950 # 5
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Virginia $22.81 $47,450 # 6
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Vermont $22.77 $47,360 # 7
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Connecticut $22.45 $46,690 # 8
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Wyoming $22.35 $46,490 # 9
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Minnesota $22.14 $46,040 # 10
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in New York $22.12 $46,020 # 11
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Oregon $21.99 $45,730 # 12
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Nevada $21.78 $45,300 # 13
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in North Carolina $21.50 $44,710 # 14
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Wisconsin $21.33 $44,370 # 15
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Maryland $21.15 $43,990 # 16
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Washington $21.05 $43,770 # 17
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Michigan $20.97 $43,620 # 18
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Hawaii $20.96 $43,600 # 19
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Iowa $20.88 $43,440 # 20
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Massachusetts $20.46 $42,560 # 21
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Florida $20.46 $42,550 # 22
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Colorado $20.38 $42,380 # 23
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Idaho $20.36 $42,340 # 24
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Arkansas $20.34 $42,320 # 25
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Maine $20.34 $42,300 # 26
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Delaware $20.18 $41,980 # 27
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Georgia $20.17 $41,950 # 28
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Arizona $20.16 $41,940 # 29
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Alabama $20.15 $41,920 # 30
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Ohio $19.93 $41,440 # 31
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Pennsylvania $19.86 $41,320 # 32
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in New Mexico $19.59 $40,750 # 33
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Oklahoma $19.57 $40,710 # 34
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Nebraska $19.54 $40,650 # 35
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Montana $19.38 $40,310 # 36
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Indiana $19.35 $40,240 # 37
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Kansas $18.90 $39,310 # 38
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in California $18.68 $38,860 # 39
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Texas $18.44 $38,350 # 40
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Kentucky $18.23 $37,920 # 41
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Tennessee $17.90 $37,240 # 42
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in South Carolina $17.89 $37,200 # 43
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Rhode Island $17.78 $36,990 # 44
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Illinois $17.50 $36,400 # 45
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Louisiana $17.32 $36,020 # 46
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in South Dakota $17.28 $35,950 # 47
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Utah $16.37 $34,040 # 48
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Missouri $16.35 $34,010 # 49
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in Mississippi $15.32 $31,860 # 50
Drug & Alcohol Counselor Salary in West Virginia $14.66 $30,500 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics