How much does a Substance Abuse Therapist make? The average Substance Abuse Therapist salary is $45,294 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $40,929 and $57,819. 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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Seasoned Recruitment - Roanoke , VA
With an important mission to serve the community struggling with opioid addiction, we are looking for skilled nd competent therapists to join the treatment team in Roanoke. The counselor will make an ...
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Seasoned Recruitment - Warrenton , VA
With an important mission to serve the community struggling with opioid addiction, we are looking for skilled nd competent therapists to join the treatment team in Warrenton. The counselor will make ...
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Seasoned Recruitment - Lynchburg , VA
With an important mission to serve the community struggling with opioid addiction, we are looking for skilled nd competent therapists to join the treatment team in Lynchburg. The counselor will make ...
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Seasoned Recruitment - Petersburg , VA
With an important mission to serve the community struggling with opioid addiction, we are looking for skilled nd competent therapists to join the treatment team in Petersburg. The counselor will make ...
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ReVIDA Recovery Centers - Duffield , VA
The Counselor conducts individual counseling sessions and group therapy sessions utilizing the ... of abuse, signs and symptoms of opioid overdose, psychosocial implications of substance use ...
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City Of Alexandria Virginia - Alexandria , VA
Provides individual, group, and family mental health and substance abuse therapy; * Provides intensive case coordination/clinical recovery coaching services for consumers in the program; * Develops ...
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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 October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Substance Abuse Therapist in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $56,618
Washington, DC $50,422
Miami, FL $44,094
Chicago, IL $48,052
Boston, MA $51,033
New York, NY $54,489
Dallas, TX $45,000
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
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57819
45294

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
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What is the average salary for Substance Abuse Therapist in 2020?
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 $40,929 to $57,819 with the average base salary of $45,294. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $41,813 to $58,114 with the average total cash compensation of $47,322.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $45,294 $40,929 - $57,819
Bonus $2,028 $884 - $295
Total Pay $47,322 $41,813 - $58,114
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Substance Abuse Counselor and Substance Abuse Therapist?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Substance Abuse Therapist is $45,294, and the average salary of Substance Abuse Counselor is $54,570. The average salary of Substance Abuse Counselor is higher than Substance Abuse Therapist. ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
I am a Substance Abuse Therapist, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Substance Abuse Therapist. a Substance Abuse Therapist Salary in New Britain, CT is $48,918 as of October 28, 2020; a Substance Abuse Therapist Salary in Barnstable, MA is $47,764 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 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. ( 2020-10-28 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 ( 2020-10-28 salary.com )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020