Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Montgomery
Compared to Alabama
Montgomery Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $47,140 or $22.67 per hour which is 8% more than the Alabama average salary of $43,250.
Compared to the U.S.
Montgomery Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $47,140 or $22.67 per hour which is 11% less than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Substance Abuse Counselors in Montgomery earns an average annual salary of $52,031 which compares to the Alabama average annual salary of $43,250. per year.
Cost-of-living in Montgomery is 9% less than the Alabama average, which means Montgomery residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Alabama average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Montgomery, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $37,010 and $60,450 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.
About 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn more than $61,130, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $30,460, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||25||Under $30,460|
|15%||2 – 4 years||38||$30,460 – $37,010|
|25%||5 – 9 years||62||$37,010 – $46,640|
|25%||10 – 14 years||62||$46,640 – $60,450|
|15%||15 – 20 years||38||$46,640 – $61,130|
|10%||20+ years||25||Above $61,130|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $47,140, Montgomery Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($73,090), Social Workers ($50,060), and Health Care Social Workers ($49,920).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($42,460).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$73,090|
|Health Care Social Workers||$49,920|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$47,140|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$42,460|
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Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data