Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Tallahassee
Compared to Florida
Tallahassee Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $44,100 or $21.20 per hour which is 11% less than the Florida average salary of $50,010.
Compared to the U.S.
Tallahassee Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $44,100 or $21.20 per hour which is 17% 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 Tallahassee earns an average annual salary of $47,313 which compares to the Florida average annual salary of $50,010. per year.
Cost-of-living in Tallahassee is 7% less than the Florida average, which means Tallahassee residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Florida average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Tallahassee, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $30,320 and $53,990 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 $73,960, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $24,550, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||31||Under $24,550|
|15%||2 – 4 years||46||$24,550 – $30,320|
|25%||5 – 9 years||78||$30,320 – $38,070|
|25%||10 – 14 years||78||$38,070 – $53,990|
|15%||15 – 20 years||46||$38,070 – $73,960|
|10%||20+ years||31||Above $73,960|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $44,100, Tallahassee Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($64,570), Health Care Social Workers ($49,070), School Psychologists ($48,210), and Marriage and Family Therapists ($44,210).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($43,230).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$64,570|
|Health Care Social Workers||$49,070|
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$44,210|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$44,100|
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