Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for El Paso
Compared to Texas
El Paso Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $45,870 or $22.05 per hour which is 7% less than the Texas average salary of $49,510.
|Average||El Paso||Texas||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
El Paso Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $45,870 or $22.05 per hour which is 14% 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 El Paso earns an average annual salary of $49,211 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $49,510. per year.
Cost-of-living in El Paso is 7% less than the Texas average, which means El Paso 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 El Paso, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $30,710 and $59,030 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 $78,080, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $25,930, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||39||Under $25,930|
|15%||2 – 4 years||58||$25,930 – $30,710|
|25%||5 – 9 years||98||$30,710 – $38,670|
|25%||10 – 14 years||98||$38,670 – $59,030|
|15%||15 – 20 years||58||$38,670 – $78,080|
|10%||20+ years||39||Above $78,080|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $45,870, El Paso Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($80,960), School Psychologists ($69,850), Health Care Social Workers ($57,270), and Social Workers ($46,250).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Psychology Teachers ($42,240).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$80,960|
|Health Care Social Workers||$57,270|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$45,870|
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