Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach is 290.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach earn an average of $43,930 per year or $21.12 per hour.
  • The percentage of Florida Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach is 2%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach is less than 1%.

Rankings for Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach

  • Ranks #21 in Florida for salary and #12 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #9 in Florida for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #420 in the nation for salary and #152 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #190 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Florida

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $43,930 or $21.12 per hour which is 12% less than the Florida average salary of $50,010.

AverageDeltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond BeachFlorida% Difference
Hourly Wage$21.12$24.04-12.15%
Annual Salary$43,930$50,010-12.16%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $43,930 or $21.12 per hour which is 17% less than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageDeltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond BeachU.S.%
Hourly Wage$21.12$25.72-17.88%
Annual Salary$43,930$53,490-17.87%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Substance Abuse Counselors in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach earns an average annual salary of $45,775 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $50,010. per year.

Cost-of-living in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach is 4% less than the Florida average, which means Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.

  • Florida average salary is $50,010.
  • Florida cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,657.
  • Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach average salary is $43,930.
  • Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach cost-of-living adjusted salary is $45,775.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach$43,93095.97%$45,775
Florida$50,010100.71%$49,657
U.S.$53,490$53,490
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $34,970 and $49,590 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 $59,750, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $27,580, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year29Under $27,580
15%2 – 4 years44$27,580 – $34,970
25%5 – 9 years72$34,970 – $44,700
25%10 – 14 years72$44,700 – $49,590
15%15 – 20 years44$44,700 – $59,750
10%20+ years29Above $59,750
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $43,930, Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($70,440), School Psychologists ($58,050), Health Care Social Workers ($57,330), and Social Workers ($48,290).

However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Marriage and Family Therapists ($39,370).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$70,440
School Psychologists$58,050
Health Care Social Workers$57,330
Social Workers$48,290
Substance Abuse Counselors$43,930
Marriage and Family Therapists$39,370
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach is 290.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $43,930 per year or $21.12 per hour in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $45,775 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($70,440), School Psychologists($58,050), Health Care Social Workers($57,330).


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