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$47,426

Average Base Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$797

Average Bonus
The average substance abuse specialist salary in Alabama, United States is $47,426 or an hourly rate of $23. This is 7% lower (-$3,759) than the average substance abuse specialist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $797.
Salary by Experience

$33,875

Entry Level Salary

$64,372

Senior Level Salary
An entry level substance abuse specialist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $33,875. On the other end, a senior level substance abuse specialist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $64,372.
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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