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Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) Salary

How much does a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

$53,541 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$905 (USD)/yr

$52,904 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$905 (USD)/yr

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.
The average licensed addiction counselor (lac) salary in United States is $53,541 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $905. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$39,162 (USD)

$65,525 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$62,068 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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