Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in College Station-Bryan is 130.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in College Station-Bryan earn an average of $43,070 per year or $20.71 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Substance Abuse Counselors who work in College Station-Bryan is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in College Station-Bryan is less than 1%.

Rankings for College Station-Bryan

  • Ranks #27 in Texas for salary and #13 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #21 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #435 in the nation for salary and #173 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #378 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

College Station-Bryan Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $43,070 or $20.71 per hour which is 13% less than the Texas average salary of $49,510.

AverageCollege Station-BryanTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$20.71$23.81-13.02%
Annual Salary$43,070$49,510-13.01%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

College Station-Bryan Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $43,070 or $20.71 per hour which is 19% less than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageCollege Station-BryanU.S.%
Hourly Wage$20.71$25.72-19.48%
Annual Salary$43,070$53,490-19.48%
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 College Station-Bryan earns an average annual salary of $45,303 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $49,510. per year.

Cost-of-living in College Station-Bryan is 5% less than the Texas average, which means College Station-Bryan residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Texas average.

  • Texas average salary is $49,510.
  • Texas cost-of-living adjusted salary is $49,739.
  • College Station-Bryan average salary is $43,070.
  • College Station-Bryan cost-of-living adjusted salary is $45,303.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
College Station-Bryan$43,07095.07%$45,303
Texas$49,51099.54%$49,739
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 College Station-Bryan, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $30,920 and $50,360 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 $63,060, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $20,970, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year13Under $20,970
15%2 – 4 years20$20,970 – $30,920
25%5 – 9 years32$30,920 – $38,660
25%10 – 14 years32$38,660 – $50,360
15%15 – 20 years20$38,660 – $63,060
10%20+ years13Above $63,060
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 $43,070, College Station-Bryan Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($66,360), Health Care Social Workers ($55,150), and Social Workers ($46,560).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$66,360
Health Care Social Workers$55,150
Social Workers$46,560
Substance Abuse Counselors$43,070
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for College Station-Bryan Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in College Station-Bryan is 130.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $43,070 per year or $20.71 per hour in College Station-Bryan.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in College Station-Bryan Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $45,303 per year or $22 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in College Station-Bryan are School Psychologists($66,360), Health Care Social Workers($55,150), Social Workers($46,560).


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

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