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Medical Substance Abuse Counselor Salary

How much does a Medical Substance Abuse Counselor make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Medical Substance Abuse Counselor

$48,893 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$826 (USD)/yr

$48,323 (USD)/yr

$23 (USD)/hr

$826 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Advises and aids individuals and families requiring assistance dealing with substance abuse problems, such as alcohol or drug abuse. Develops program for treatment and rehabilitation of client, using knowledge of drug and alcohol abuse problems and counseling and treatment techniques. Typically requires certification by State or other governing body.
The average medical substance abuse counselor salary in United States is $48,893 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $826. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$36,011 (USD)

$59,638 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$56,680 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Medical Substance Abuse Counselor will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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