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How much does a Substance Abuse Social Worker make in the United States?

Average Substance Abuse Social Worker Hourly Wage in the United States

Substance Abuse Social Workers earn a median hourly wage of $20.28. Hourly wages typically start from $12.61 and go up to $35.26.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Substance Abuse Social Worker Yearly Salary in the United States

Substance Abuse Social Workers earn a median salary of $42,170 per year. Salaries typically start from $26,230 and go up to $73,330.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Substance Abuse Social Workers average a score of 2.5 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Substance Abuse Social Workers in the 4th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Substance Abuse Social Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Substance Abuse Social Worker Earnings

The highest earning Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$35.26
an hour
$73,330
per year
Senior Substance Abuse Social Worker Earnings

Senior Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$26.80
an hour
$55,740
per year
Experienced Substance Abuse Social Worker Earnings

Experienced Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$20.28
an hour
$42,170
per year
Junior Substance Abuse Social Worker Earnings

Junior Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$15.81
an hour
$32,880
per year
Starting Substance Abuse Social Worker Earnings

Starting Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States earn:

$12.61
an hour
$26,230
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Substance Abuse Social Worker salary comparison

Substance Abuse Social Workers earn more than 52% percent of Services careers. Substance Abuse Social Worker salaries are in the bottom 60% of all careers in the United States.

Air Traffic Controller Salary $122k
Urban Planner Salary $68k
Fire Inspector Salary $56k
Funeral Director Salary $48k
Family Social Worker Salary $42k
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary $42k
Meter Reader Salary $38k
Garbage Collector Salary $33k
Switchboard Operator Salary $27k
Taxi Driver Salary $23k
Hostess Salary $19k
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Historical salary for Substance Abuse Social Workers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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 $30.31 $63,050 # 1
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Connecticut $28.82 $59,950 # 2
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in California $22.78 $47,380 # 3
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Maine $25.88 $53,830 # 4
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New Hampshire $25.00 $52,000 # 5
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Wyoming $27.65 $57,520 # 6
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New York $24.52 $51,010 # 7
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Nevada $24.08 $50,090 # 8
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Hawaii $23.41 $48,690 # 9
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Washington $24.28 $50,500 # 10
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Georgia $20.46 $42,550 # 11
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Illinois $18.50 $38,490 # 12
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Delaware $22.41 $46,620 # 13
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in District of Columbia $22.89 $47,620 # 14
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Minnesota $22.32 $46,420 # 15
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Wisconsin $22.84 $47,500 # 16
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Maryland $22.58 $46,970 # 17
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Virginia $21.51 $44,730 # 18
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Massachusetts $20.19 $41,990 # 19
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Michigan $22.08 $45,930 # 20
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in North Dakota $22.54 $46,890 # 21
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Oregon $21.01 $43,700 # 22
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in North Carolina $21.41 $44,530 # 23
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Utah $21.68 $45,100 # 24
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Alaska $21.45 $44,610 # 25
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Texas $19.78 $41,130 # 26
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Vermont $18.75 $38,990 # 27
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Iowa $18.07 $37,590 # 28
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Colorado $18.93 $39,370 # 29
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in South Carolina $19.09 $39,710 # 30
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Louisiana $18.33 $38,130 # 31
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Ohio $17.94 $37,310 # 32
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Idaho $19.08 $39,680 # 33
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Florida $17.89 $37,210 # 34
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Indiana $18.25 $37,950 # 35
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Kansas $18.92 $39,350 # 36
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Pennsylvania $17.31 $36,000 # 37
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Arkansas $16.34 $33,990 # 38
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Kentucky $17.00 $35,350 # 39
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in New Mexico $17.81 $37,050 # 40
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Missouri $16.82 $34,990 # 41
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Nebraska $17.09 $35,550 # 42
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Alabama $16.14 $33,570 # 43
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in South Dakota $17.38 $36,160 # 44
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Montana $15.96 $33,200 # 45
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Mississippi $15.67 $32,590 # 46
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Tennessee $14.82 $30,820 # 47
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Arizona $15.28 $31,790 # 48
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in Oklahoma $12.13 $25,230 # 49
Substance Abuse Social Worker Salary in West Virginia $11.61 $24,160 # 50
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
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