Substance abuse social worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Substance abuse social worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $40,980
Alabama $34,310
Arkansas $40,170
Arizona $36,570
California $56,000
Colorado $45,440
Connecticut $62,430
District of Columbia $71,110
Delaware $47,400
Florida $38,240
Georgia $37,050
Guam $41,400
Hawaii $67,930
Iowa $47,580
Idaho $46,650
Illinois $43,100
Indiana $43,040
Kansas $37,910
Kentucky $34,450
Louisiana $39,340
Massachusetts $38,330
Maryland $45,430
Maine $51,250
Michigan $50,140
Minnesota $51,890
Missouri $37,320
Mississippi $39,690
Montana $34,600
North Carolina $48,550
North Dakota $51,670
Nebraska $36,740
New Hampshire $56,940
New Jersey $73,840
New Mexico $44,590
Nevada $59,070
New York $59,250
Ohio $40,240
Oklahoma $33,060
Oregon $46,270
Pennsylvania $36,930
Puerto Rico $23,920
Rhode Island $43,220
South Carolina $34,700
South Dakota $39,910
Tennessee $34,740
Texas $37,630
Utah $42,960
Virginia $47,470
Vermont $38,350
Washington $52,270
Wisconsin $44,880
West Virginia $33,190
Wyoming $48,420

How do substance abuse social worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Substance abuse social workers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than social workers but more than insurance sales agents.

Career Median Salary
Social worker salary $49K
Private detective salary $51K
Embalmer salary $48K
Marriage therapist salary $50K
Substance abuse social worker salary $47K
Executive assistant salary $48K
Wedding planner salary $46K
Credit counselor salary $46K
Counselor salary $47K
Insurance sales agent salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)