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Addictions Counselor

Addictions Counselor Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $56,500 $4,708 $1,086 $27
75th Percentile $50,500 $4,208 $971 $24
Average $44,878 $3,739 $863 $22
25th Percentile $38,000 $3,166 $730 $18
$25,000 - $27,999
3% of jobs
$28,000 - $30,999
0% of jobs
$31,000 - $33,999
4% of jobs
$34,000 - $36,999
12% of jobs
$38,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$37,000 - $39,999
11% of jobs
$40,000 - $42,999
14% of jobs
The average salary is $44,878 a year
$43,000 - $45,999
12% of jobs
$46,000 - $48,999
13% of jobs
$50,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$49,000 - $51,999
14% of jobs
$52,000 - $54,999
7% of jobs
$56,500 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$55,000 - $58,000
5% of jobs

National Average

$25,000 $44,878/year $22/hour $58,000
Addictions Counselor Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$44,878
$3,739
$863
$22
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$45,493
$3,791
$875
$22

As of Nov 27, 2020, the average annual pay for an Addictions Counselor in the United States is $44,878 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $21.58 an hour. This is the equivalent of $863/week or $3,740/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $58,000 and as low as $25,000, the majority of Addictions Counselor salaries currently range between $38,000 (25th percentile) to $50,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $56,500 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Addictions Counselor varies greatly (by as much as $12,500), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Addictions Counselor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. An Addictions Counselor in your area makes on average $45,493 per year, or $615 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $44,878. Virginia ranks number 19 out of 50 states nationwide for Addictions Counselor salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Addictions Counselor jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as an Addictions Counselor on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Addictions Counselor Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Addictions Counselor job is above the national average. Topping the list is New York City, NY, with San Mateo, CA and Boston, MA close behind in the second and third positions. Boston, MA beats the national average by $5,144 (10.8%), and New York City, NY furthers that trend with another $7,500 (15.4%) above the $44,878 average.

Significantly, New York City, NY has a very active Addictions Counselor job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Addictions Counselor appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 7% between New York City, NY and Richmond, CA, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Addictions Counselor role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
New York City, NY$52,378$4,365$1,007$25.18
San Mateo, CA$51,686$4,307$994$24.85
Boston, MA$50,023$4,169$962$24.05
Juneau, AK$50,018$4,168$962$24.05
Berkeley, CA$49,674$4,140$955$23.88
Daly City, CA$49,533$4,128$953$23.81
Santa Monica, CA$49,443$4,120$951$23.77
Quincy, MA$49,237$4,103$947$23.67
Renton, WA$49,212$4,101$946$23.66
Richmond, CA$48,776$4,065$938$23.45
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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