Substance Abuse Therapist Salary in the United States

How much does a Substance Abuse Therapist make in the United States? The average Substance Abuse Therapist salary in the United States is $44,404 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $40,119 and $56,678. 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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$40,119 to $56,678
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Southwest Carolina Treatment Center - Anderson , SC
Position Summary The Counselor will work as part of a team to ensure quality substance abuse ... Providing individual therapy * Ensuring patient confidentiality * Conducting assessments
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Western Carolina Treatment Center - Asheville , NC
Position Summary The Counselor will work as part of a team to ensure quality substance abuse ... Providing individual therapy * Ensuring patient confidentiality * Conducting assessments
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
De Novo Services - Salt Lake City , UT
Substance Use Disorder Counselor De Novo Job Description Full time licensed substance abuse ... Licensed counselors/therapists who require supervision will receive clinical supervision from an ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Mountain Valley Counseling - Phoenix , AZ
We are currently seeking Full-Time and Part-Time Substance Abuse Therapists to join our team! Mountain Valley Counseling is a growing, for-profit provider of behavioral health services with locations ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Rogers Behavioral Health - Oconomowoc , WI
If working with the addictions population, WI substance abuse license (SAC-IT, SAC, CSAC). * 2 years working in a behavioral health clinical setting. To apply please visit our Career Center on the ...
Rogers Behavioral Health - 5 days ago
Relode - Mayfield , KY
Permanent Substance Abuse Counselor Needed Immediately!!! Pay: $37hr - $45hr Shift: M-F 8am - 5pm ... family therapists (LMFT) or certified drug and alcohol counselor (CADC) in the state of Kentucky
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
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56678
44404

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
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46387
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 $40,119 to $56,678 with the average base salary of $44,404. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $40,989 to $56,964 with the average total cash compensation of $46,387.

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