Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Ocean City
Compared to New Jersey
Ocean City Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $59,620 or $28.67 per hour which is 6% less than the New Jersey average salary of $63,430.
|Average||Ocean City||New Jersey||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Ocean City Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $59,620 or $28.67 per hour which is 11% 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 Ocean City earns an average annual salary of $58,942 which compares to the New Jersey average annual salary of $63,430. per year.
Cost-of-living in Ocean City is 1% higher than the New Jersey average, which means Ocean City residents have an overall higher 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 Ocean City, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $47,410 and $70,220 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||8||Under $37,680|
|15%||2 – 4 years||12||$37,680 – $47,410|
|25%||5 – 9 years||20||$47,410 – $56,930|
|25%||10 – 14 years||20||$56,930 – $70,220|
|15%||15 – 20 years||12||$56,930 – $79,720|
|10%||20+ years||8||Above $79,720|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $59,620, Ocean City Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Social Workers ($70,420).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$59,620|
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