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$44,002

Average Base Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$664

Average Bonus
The average certified drug counselor salary in United States is $44,002 or an equivalent hourly rate of $21. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $664. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$32,933

Entry Level Salary

$53,184

Senior Level Salary
An entry level certified drug counselor (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $32,933. On the other end, a senior level certified drug counselor (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,184.

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Job Description
Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs. Excludes “Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029), "Psychologists" (19-3031 through 19-3039), and "Mental Health Counselors" (21-1014) providing these services.

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