Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Corpus Christi
Compared to Texas
Corpus Christi Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $44,510 or $21.40 per hour which is 10% less than the Texas average salary of $49,510.
|Average||Corpus Christi||Texas||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Corpus Christi Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $44,510 or $21.40 per hour which is 16% 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 Corpus Christi earns an average annual salary of $45,958 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $49,510. per year.
Cost-of-living in Corpus Christi is 3% less than the Texas average, which means Corpus Christi residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Texas average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Corpus Christi, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $36,840 and $48,690 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 $60,040, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $28,050, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||23||Under $28,050|
|15%||2 – 4 years||34||$28,050 – $36,840|
|25%||5 – 9 years||58||$36,840 – $40,520|
|25%||10 – 14 years||58||$40,520 – $48,690|
|15%||15 – 20 years||34||$40,520 – $60,040|
|10%||20+ years||23||Above $60,040|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $44,510, Corpus Christi Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($71,810), Health Care Social Workers ($65,240), School Psychologists ($61,770), and Social Workers ($47,130).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$71,810|
|Health Care Social Workers||$65,240|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$44,510|
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