Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Johnson City
Compared to Tennessee
Johnson City Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $39,450 or $18.97 per hour which is 6% less than the Tennessee average salary of $42,210.
|Average||Johnson City||Tennessee||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Johnson City Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $39,450 or $18.97 per hour which is 26% 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 Johnson City earns an average annual salary of $44,391 which compares to the Tennessee average annual salary of $42,210. per year.
Cost-of-living in Johnson City is 11% less than the Tennessee average, which means Johnson City 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 Johnson City, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $30,520 and $47,040 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 $55,130, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $27,060, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||16||Under $27,060|
|15%||2 – 4 years||24||$27,060 – $30,520|
|25%||5 – 9 years||40||$30,520 – $38,260|
|25%||10 – 14 years||40||$38,260 – $47,040|
|15%||15 – 20 years||24||$38,260 – $55,130|
|10%||20+ years||16||Above $55,130|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $39,450, Johnson City Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($44,870), and Social Workers ($44,520).
|Health Care Social Workers||$44,870|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$39,450|
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