Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Tyler is 140.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Tyler earn an average of $49,560 per year or $23.83 per hour.
  • The percentage of Texas Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Tyler is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Tyler is less than 1%.

Rankings for Tyler

  • Ranks #10 in Texas for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #19 in Texas for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #269 in the nation for salary and #127 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #365 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Texas

Tyler Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $49,560 or $23.83 per hour which is almost same as Texas average salary of $49,510.

AverageTylerTexas% Difference
Hourly Wage$23.83$23.810.08%
Annual Salary$49,560$49,5100.10%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Tyler Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $49,560 or $23.83 per hour which is 7% less than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageTylerU.S.%
Hourly Wage$23.83$25.72-7.35%
Annual Salary$49,560$53,490-7.35%
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 Tyler earns an average annual salary of $51,124 which compares to the Texas average annual salary of $49,510. per year.

Cost-of-living in Tyler is 3% less than the Texas average, which means Tyler 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.
  • Tyler average salary is $49,560.
  • Tyler cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,124.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Tyler$49,56096.94%$51,124
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 Tyler, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $36,730 and $59,180 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 $76,670, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $31,490, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year14Under $31,490
15%2 – 4 years21$31,490 – $36,730
25%5 – 9 years35$36,730 – $47,360
25%10 – 14 years35$47,360 – $59,180
15%15 – 20 years21$47,360 – $76,670
10%20+ years14Above $76,670
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 $49,560, Tyler Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($73,890), School Psychologists ($62,480), and Health Care Social Workers ($62,210).

However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($48,920).

TitleAnnual Salary
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$73,890
School Psychologists$62,480
Health Care Social Workers$62,210
Substance Abuse Counselors$49,560
Social Workers$48,920
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Tyler Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Tyler is 140.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $49,560 per year or $23.83 per hour in Tyler.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Tyler Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $51,124 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Tyler are Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($73,890), School Psychologists($62,480), Health Care Social Workers($62,210).


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

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