Drug & alcohol counselor earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Drug & alcohol counselor salary by state

State Name Average Salary
North Dakota $53,990
Alaska $52,400
New Jersey $50,010
New Mexico $49,780
New York $48,660
Connecticut $47,430
Vermont $47,220
Wyoming $47,140
Maine $46,890
Nevada $46,130
Minnesota $46,070
District of Columbia $45,050
New Hampshire $44,740
Maryland $43,920
Montana $43,380
Wisconsin $43,310
Florida $43,280
Idaho $42,990
North Carolina $42,640
Oklahoma $42,320
Ohio $41,950
Massachusetts $41,910
Hawaii $41,560
Virginia $41,250
Pennsylvania $40,800
Alabama $40,130
Colorado $39,600
Kentucky $39,070
Nebraska $39,030
Oregon $38,890
Georgia $38,720
South Dakota $38,710
Arizona $38,590
California $38,571
Tennessee $38,530
Louisiana $38,460
Utah $38,160
Rhode Island $37,890
Iowa $37,500
Delaware $37,210
Washington $37,210
Texas $37,030
Indiana $36,870
Michigan $36,570
South Carolina $35,550
Illinois $35,390
Missouri $35,200
Kansas $33,650
Arkansas $33,540
West Virginia $32,180
Mississippi $27,970
Puerto Rico $27,550

How do drug & alcohol counselor salaries compare to similar careers?

Drug & alcohol counselors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than rehabilitation counselors but more than delivery service drivers.

Career Median Salary
Rehabilitation counselor salary $36K
Counselor salary $33K
Exterminator salary $35K
Landscaper salary $35K
Upholsterer salary $34K
Drug & alcohol counselor salary $32K
Engraver salary $31K
Tailor salary $31K
Administrative assistant salary $31K
Delivery service driver salary $31K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)