Drug Abuse Counselor Salary in District of Columbia - District Average

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Drug Abuse Counselor in District of Columbia - District Average

The average salary of a(n) Drug Abuse Counselor in District of Columbia - District Average is $58,330.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Drug Abuse Counselor in District of Columbia - District Average is $28.04.

The average bonus of a(n) Drug Abuse Counselor in District of Columbia - District Average is $986.00.

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. Interviews clients, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate condition of client. Counsels clients individually and in group sessions to assist clients in overcoming alcohol and drug dependency. Counsels family members to assist family in dealing with and providing support for client. Refers client to other support services as needed, such as medical evaluation and treatment, social services, and employment services. Monitors condition of client to evaluate success of therapy, and adapts treatment as needed. Prepares and maintains reports and case histories. May formulate and conduct programs to promote prevention of alcohol and drug abuse. May prepare documents for presentation in court and accompany client to court as needed. Less

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.... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Drug Abuse Counselor?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in District of Columbia - District Average

View Salaries for Drug Abuse Counselor in Other Cities in District of Columbia - District Average

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Drug Abuse Counselor in District of Columbia - District Average

Employee Assistance Program Counselor - Washington, DC

J & E Associates, Inc.

Alcoholism, drug abuse, stress, emotional/behavioral problems, and other areas of mental health services. J & E Associates, Inc....

View job on Indeed.com

Certified Addictions Counselor - Rockville, MD

Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc.

Licensed Graduate Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LGADC), Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC), Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW), Certified...

View job on Indeed.com

Part-Time Clinical Counselor - Washington, DC

SOME, Inc.

Is also a Drug Free Workplace. 1-3 years providing substance abuse treatment and mental health therapy, experience providing services to homeless ....

View job on Indeed.com

Bilingual Children's Counselor - Arlington, VA

Doorways

Direct experience in the human services field with families affected by domestic violence, substance abuse, and mental health issues....

View job on Indeed.com

Client Services Counselor - Arlington, VA

Doorways

The HomeStart Client Services Counselor (CSC) performs ongoing psycho-social assessment and provides trauma-informed counseling, interventions, and referrals to...

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x