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Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor Salary

$23,500 - $30,499
14% of jobs
$36,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$30,500 - $37,499
14% of jobs
$37,500 - $44,499
32% of jobs
The average salary is $50,912 a year
$44,500 - $51,499
13% of jobs
$56,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$51,500 - $58,499
4% of jobs
$58,500 - $65,499
3% of jobs
$65,500 - $72,499
5% of jobs
$72,500 - $79,499
5% of jobs
$79,500 - $86,499
2% of jobs
$86,500 - $93,499
1% of jobs
$93,500 - $100,500
1% of jobs

National Average

$23,500 $50,912/year $100,500
Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$50,912
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$51,842

As of Nov 10, 2019, the average annual pay for a Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor in the United States is $50,912 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $100,500 and as low as $23,500, the majority of Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor salaries currently range between $36,000 (25th percentile) to $56,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor varies modestly (up to $20,000), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor in your area are making on average $51,842 per year or $930 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $50,912. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor salaries.

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

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Average Mental Health Substance Abuse Counselor Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $36,000 $50,912 $56,000
Monthly Salary $3,000 $4,243 $4,667
Weekly Salary $692 $979 $1,077
Hourly Salary $17 $24 $27

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