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Rankings for Atlantic City-Hammonton
Compared to New Jersey
Atlantic City-Hammonton Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $57,560 or $27.68 per hour which is 9% less than the New Jersey average salary of $63,430.
|Average||Atlantic City-Hammonton||New Jersey||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Atlantic City-Hammonton Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $57,560 or $27.68 per hour which is 7% 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 Atlantic City-Hammonton earns an average annual salary of $58,777 which compares to the New Jersey average annual salary of $63,430. per year.
Cost-of-living in Atlantic City-Hammonton is 2% less than the New Jersey average, which means Atlantic City-Hammonton residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to New Jersey average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Atlantic City-Hammonton, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $46,540 and $61,440 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 $79,720, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $37,680, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||41||Under $37,680|
|15%||2 – 4 years||62||$37,680 – $46,540|
|25%||5 – 9 years||102||$46,540 – $55,130|
|25%||10 – 14 years||102||$55,130 – $61,440|
|15%||15 – 20 years||62||$55,130 – $79,720|
|10%||20+ years||41||Above $79,720|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $57,560, Atlantic City-Hammonton Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($78,290), Marriage and Family Therapists ($78,120), Social Workers ($68,930), and Health Care Social Workers ($60,030).
|Marriage and Family Therapists||$78,120|
|Health Care Social Workers||$60,030|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$57,560|
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