Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Savannah
Compared to Georgia
Savannah Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $46,990 or $22.59 per hour which is 2% more than the Georgia average salary of $45,740.
Compared to the U.S.
Savannah Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $46,990 or $22.59 per hour which is 12% 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 Savannah earns an average annual salary of $49,735 which compares to the Georgia average annual salary of $45,740. per year.
Cost-of-living in Savannah is 6% less than the Georgia average, which means Savannah 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 Savannah, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $37,390 and $49,340 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 $29,530, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||24||Under $29,530|
|15%||2 – 4 years||36||$29,530 – $37,390|
|25%||5 – 9 years||60||$37,390 – $47,500|
|25%||10 – 14 years||60||$47,500 – $49,340|
|15%||15 – 20 years||36||$47,500 – $61,130|
|10%||20+ years||24||Above $61,130|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $46,990, Savannah Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($82,400), School Psychologists ($75,640), and Health Care Social Workers ($51,500).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($46,760).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$82,400|
|Health Care Social Workers||$51,500|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$46,990|
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Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data