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$59,161

Average Base Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,089

Average Bonus
The average mental health substance abuse social worker salary in United States is $59,161 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,089. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$48,804

Entry Level Salary

$77,724

Senior Level Salary
An entry level mental health substance abuse social worker (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $48,804. On the other end, a senior level mental health substance abuse social worker (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $77,724.

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Job Description
Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

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