How much does a Chemical Dependency Counselor make in the United States? The average Chemical Dependency Counselor salary in the United States is $57,871 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $50,882 and $65,392. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Chemical Dependency Counselor Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary $44,518 US September 25, 2023
25th Percentile Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary $50,882 US September 25, 2023
50th Percentile Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary $57,871 US September 25, 2023
75th Percentile Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary $65,392 US September 25, 2023
90th Percentile Chemical Dependency Counselor Salary $72,240 US September 25, 2023
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Job Description for Chemical Dependency Counselor

Chemical Dependency Counselor runs individual, family, and group counseling for patients in chemical dependency programs. Acts as mediator between patients, relatives, medical staff, and outside agencies if needed. Being a Chemical Dependency Counselor tracks patient progress and dispensation of treatment services. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent; meets the standards for Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification Board, or other appropriate certification. Additionally, Chemical Dependency Counselor typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Chemical Dependency Counselor's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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