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What is the average salary for Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States?

Substance Abuse Social Workers earn an average hourly wage of $22.03. Hourly wages typically start from $12.39 and go up to $33.80. Substance Abuse Social Workers earn an average salary of $45,820 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,770 and go up to $70,300.

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 Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$33.80 an hour $70,300 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$26.20 an hour $54,510 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$19.90 an hour $41,380 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$15.58 an hour $32,410 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$12.39 an hour $25,770 per year

Historical salary for Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States

Substance Abuse Social Worker salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New Jersey $28.80 $59,900 # 1
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Connecticut $28.51 $59,300 # 2
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in California $27.84 $57,900 # 3
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New Hampshire $26.93 $56,020 # 4
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Maine $26.82 $55,790 # 5
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Wisconsin $26.18 $54,460 # 6
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New York $26.01 $54,090 # 7
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Nevada $24.49 $50,940 # 8
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Rhode Island $24.39 $50,730 # 9
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in District of Columbia $24.26 $50,470 # 10
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Delaware $24.10 $50,120 # 11
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Minnesota $23.56 $49,010 # 12
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Georgia $23.52 $48,920 # 13
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Hawaii $23.13 $48,100 # 14
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Wyoming $23.03 $47,900 # 15
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Virginia $22.95 $47,730 # 16
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Massachusetts $22.85 $47,520 # 17
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Washington $22.54 $46,870 # 18
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Maryland $22.04 $45,830 # 19
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Oregon $21.70 $45,140 # 20
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in North Dakota $21.50 $44,730 # 21
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in North Carolina $21.50 $44,720 # 22
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Michigan $21.39 $44,490 # 23
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Alaska $20.98 $43,640 # 24
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Colorado $20.84 $43,350 # 25
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Illinois $20.80 $43,270 # 26
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Louisiana $20.75 $43,150 # 27
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Utah $20.69 $43,040 # 28
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Idaho $20.63 $42,920 # 29
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Missouri $20.30 $42,210 # 30
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Iowa $20.02 $41,640 # 31
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Kansas $19.89 $41,360 # 32
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Vermont $19.64 $40,860 # 33
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Texas $19.63 $40,820 # 34
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Indiana $19.21 $39,950 # 35
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New Mexico $19.19 $39,920 # 36
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Ohio $19.15 $39,830 # 37
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Nebraska $18.92 $39,350 # 38
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Florida $18.91 $39,340 # 39
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Arkansas $18.75 $39,010 # 40
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $18.24 $37,940 # 41
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Tennessee $17.70 $36,810 # 42
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in South Dakota $17.47 $36,330 # 43
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Montana $17.11 $35,590 # 44
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Kentucky $16.89 $35,140 # 45
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Alabama $16.88 $35,120 # 46
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Mississippi $16.60 $34,530 # 47
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in South Carolina $15.01 $31,230 # 48
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Arizona $14.71 $30,600 # 49
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Oklahoma $14.45 $30,060 # 50
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in West Virginia $13.45 $27,980 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics