Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Cleveland
Compared to Tennessee
Cleveland Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $40,860 or $19.65 per hour which is 3% less than the Tennessee average salary of $42,210.
Compared to the U.S.
Cleveland Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $40,860 or $19.65 per hour which is 23% 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 Cleveland earns an average annual salary of $46,269 which compares to the Tennessee average annual salary of $42,210. per year.
Cost-of-living in Cleveland is 12% less than the Tennessee average, which means Cleveland residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Tennessee average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Cleveland, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $29,090 and $48,170 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 $59,990, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $27,120, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||3||Under $27,120|
|15%||2 – 4 years||4||$27,120 – $29,090|
|25%||5 – 9 years||8||$29,090 – $36,250|
|25%||10 – 14 years||8||$36,250 – $48,170|
|15%||15 – 20 years||4||$36,250 – $59,990|
|10%||20+ years||3||Above $59,990|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $40,860, Cleveland Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Social Workers ($43,190).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Health Care Social Workers ($40,630).
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$40,860|
|Health Care Social Workers||$40,630|
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Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data