Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Carson City
Compared to Nevada
Carson City Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $73,200 or $35.19 per hour which is 22% more than the Nevada average salary of $59,840.
|Average||Carson City||Nevada||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Carson City Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $73,200 or $35.19 per hour which is 36% more 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 Carson City earns an average annual salary of $76,155 which compares to the Nevada average annual salary of $59,840. per year.
Cost-of-living in Carson City is 4% less than the Nevada average, which means Carson City residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Nevada average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Carson City, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $61,140 and $77,460 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 $98,700, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $47,780, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||4||Under $47,780|
|15%||2 – 4 years||6||$47,780 – $61,140|
|25%||5 – 9 years||10||$61,140 – $76,670|
|25%||10 – 14 years||10||$76,670 – $77,460|
|15%||15 – 20 years||6||$76,670 – $98,700|
|10%||20+ years||4||Above $98,700|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($61,280), and Health Care Social Workers ($62,100).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$73,200|
|Health Care Social Workers||$62,100|
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Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data