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Peer Recovery Specialist

Peer Recovery Specialist Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $47,000 $3,916 $903 $23
75th Percentile $39,500 $3,291 $759 $19
Average $36,869 $3,072 $709 $18
25th Percentile $29,000 $2,416 $557 $14
$20,000 - $23,999
3% of jobs
$24,000 - $27,999
14% of jobs
$29,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$28,000 - $31,999
24% of jobs
$32,000 - $35,999
23% of jobs
The average salary is $36,869 a year
$36,000 - $39,999
13% of jobs
$40,000 - $43,999
6% of jobs
$47,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$44,000 - $47,999
8% of jobs
$48,000 - $51,999
2% of jobs
$52,000 - $55,999
0% of jobs
$56,000 - $59,999
0% of jobs
$60,000 - $64,000
0% of jobs

National Average

$20,000 $36,869/year $18/hour $64,000
Peer Recovery Specialist Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Chicago, IL

As of Nov 22, 2020, the average annual pay for a Peer Recovery Specialist in the United States is $36,869 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $17.73 an hour. This is the equivalent of $709/week or $3,072/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $64,000 and as low as $20,000, the majority of Peer Recovery Specialist salaries currently range between $29,000 (25th percentile) to $39,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $47,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Peer Recovery Specialist varies greatly (by as much as $10,500), 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 Peer Recovery Specialist job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. A Peer Recovery Specialist in your area makes on average $37,743 per year, or $874 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $36,869. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Peer Recovery Specialist salaries.

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

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Peer Recovery Specialist Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Peer Recovery Specialist job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $6,922 (17.2%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $8,585 (20.9%) above the $36,869 average.

Importantly, San Mateo, CA has a moderately active Peer Recovery Specialist job market with only a few 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 a Peer Recovery Specialist appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between San Mateo, CA and Knik-Fairview, AK, 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 a Peer Recovery Specialist role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$45,455$3,788$874$21.85
Berkeley, CA$43,914$3,660$845$21.11
Daly City, CA$43,791$3,649$842$21.05
Richmond, CA$42,644$3,554$820$20.50
Stamford, CT$41,524$3,460$799$19.96
Bellevue, WA$41,411$3,451$796$19.91
San Francisco, CA$41,054$3,421$789$19.74
Brooklyn, NY$40,771$3,398$784$19.60
Lakes, AK$40,603$3,384$781$19.52
Knik-Fairview, AK$40,551$3,379$780$19.50

Top 5 Best Paying Related Peer Recovery Specialist Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Peer Recovery Specialist job category that pay more per year than a typical Peer Recovery Specialist salary. Top examples of these roles include: Physician Peer Review, Peer Review, and Aspire Physical Recovery Center.

Importantly, all of these jobs are paid between $38,572 (68.7%) and $64,389 (93.2%) more than the average Peer Recovery Specialist salary of $36,869. If you’re qualified, getting hired for one of these related Peer Recovery Specialist jobs may help you make more money than that of the average Peer Recovery Specialist position.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Physician Peer Review$101,258$8,438$1,947$48.68
Peer Review$88,778$7,398$1,707$42.68
Aspire Physical Recovery Center$77,685$6,474$1,494$37.35
Recovery Center$76,790$6,399$1,477$36.92
Recovery Nurse$75,441$6,287$1,451$36.27
About Our Data
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Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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