How much does a Substance Abuse Therapist make? The average Substance Abuse Therapist salary is $46,827 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $42,313 and $59,774. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Crossroads Treatment Centers - Danville , VA
Our Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for gathering data, documenting problems and ... LPC, LCSW, LMFT, LSATP, CSAC or CSAC-S * Experience treating opiate-addicted patients is a plus
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Recovering by Numbers, LLC/ Owner - Newport News , VA
You may also be required to facilitate individual and group therapy sessions. To ensure success, substance abuse counselors should be familiar with the latest treatment methods, and collaborate with ...
ZipRecruiter - 31 days ago
LPC, LMFT, LSATP or LCSW license is required. * Must have at least one year of experience as a substance abuse counselor. * Must be registered with the Virginia Substance Abuse Professional ...
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Calm Source - Danville , VA
Must be registered with the Virginia Substance Abuse Professional Certification board - applicants ... CSAC-S, CSAC, LMFT, LPC, LSATP, or LCSW license is required. * Experience treating opioid-addicted ...
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Horizon Behavioral Health - Lynchburg , VA
... Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist. * One year of program-specific work experience or relevant education, which indicates the individual ...
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Horizon Behavioral Health - Rustburg , VA
... Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, or Licensed Clinical Psychologist. * One year of program-specific work experience or relevant education, which indicates the individual ...
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Substance Abuse Therapist Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Substance Abuse Therapist between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Substance Abuse Therapist in each city.
Click to see the salary for Substance Abuse Therapist in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $58,533
Washington, DC $52,127
Miami, FL $45,586
Chicago, IL $49,678
Boston, MA $52,760
New York, NY $56,332
Dallas, TX $46,522
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Average Base Salary

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What is the average salary for Substance Abuse Therapist in 2022?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Substance Abuse Therapist in the United States. The base salary for Substance Abuse Therapist ranges from $42,313 to $59,774 with the average base salary of $46,827. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $43,229 to $60,077 with the average total cash compensation of $48,924.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $46,827 $42,313 - $59,774
Bonus $2,097 $916 - $303
Total Pay $48,924 $43,229 - $60,077
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What's the difference between Substance Abuse Counselor and Substance Abuse Therapist?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Substance Abuse Therapist is $46,827, and the average salary of Substance Abuse Counselor is $55,850. The average salary of Substance Abuse Counselor is higher than Substance Abuse Therapist. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
I am a Substance Abuse Therapist, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Substance Abuse Therapist. a Substance Abuse Therapist Salary in Arlington, MA is $52,760 as of April 26, 2022; a Substance Abuse Therapist Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $49,886 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
Why does the salary of a Substance Abuse Therapist vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Substance Abuse Therapist?
Salary ranges for a Substance Abuse Therapist can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022