Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Rome
Compared to Georgia
Rome Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $48,610 or $23.37 per hour which is 6% more than the Georgia average salary of $45,740.
Compared to the U.S.
Rome Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $48,610 or $23.37 per hour which is 9% 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 Rome earns an average annual salary of $55,232 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $45,740. per year.
Cost-of-living in Rome is 12% less than the Georgia average, which means Rome residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Georgia average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Rome, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $37,390 and $59,910 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 $72,550, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $29,810, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||7||Under $29,810|
|15%||2 – 4 years||10||$29,810 – $37,390|
|25%||5 – 9 years||18||$37,390 – $47,040|
|25%||10 – 14 years||18||$47,040 – $59,910|
|15%||15 – 20 years||10||$47,040 – $72,550|
|10%||20+ years||7||Above $72,550|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $48,610, Rome Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($54,560).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($42,650).
|Health Care Social Workers||$54,560|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$48,610|
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Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data