Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 210.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $50,410 per year or $24.24 per hour.
  • The percentage of Oregon Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #11 in Oregon for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Oregon for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #245 in the nation for salary and #141 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #271 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Oregon

Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $50,410 or $24.24 per hour which is 15% less than the Oregon average salary of $59,910.

AverageCentral Oregon Nonmetropolitan AreaOregon% Difference
Hourly Wage$24.24$28.81-15.86%
Annual Salary$50,410$59,910-15.86%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $50,410 or $24.24 per hour which is 5% less than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageCentral Oregon Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$24.24$25.72-5.75%
Annual Salary$50,410$53,490-5.76%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Substance Abuse Counselors in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $52,358 which compares to the Oregon average annual salary of $59,910. per year.

Cost-of-living in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 4% less than the Oregon average, which means Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Oregon average.

  • Oregon average salary is $59,910.
  • Oregon cost-of-living adjusted salary is $58,380.
  • Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $50,410.
  • Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,358.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area$50,41096.28%$52,358
Oregon$59,910102.62%$58,380
U.S.$53,490$53,490
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $38,830 and $59,060 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 $73,950, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $36,710, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year21Under $36,710
15%2 – 4 years32$36,710 – $38,830
25%5 – 9 years52$38,830 – $47,040
25%10 – 14 years52$47,040 – $59,060
15%15 – 20 years32$47,040 – $73,950
10%20+ years21Above $73,950
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $50,410, Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($73,650), and Health Care Social Workers ($70,020).

However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($50,210).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$73,650
Health Care Social Workers$70,020
Substance Abuse Counselors$50,410
Social Workers$50,210
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area is 210.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $50,410 per year or $24.24 per hour in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $52,358 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Central Oregon Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($73,650), Health Care Social Workers($70,020), Substance Abuse Counselors($50,410).


Additional Salary Reports for Substance Abuse Counselors in Oregon cities and Metros and U.S. States.

Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data