Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 190.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $67,950 per year or $32.67 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #3 in Utah for salary and #7 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #5 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #7 in the nation for salary and #422 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #292 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $67,950 or $32.67 per hour which is 2% more than the Utah average salary of $66,190.

AverageCentral Utah Nonmetropolitan AreaUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$32.67$31.822.67%
Annual Salary$67,950$66,1902.66%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $67,950 or $32.67 per hour which is 27% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageCentral Utah Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$32.67$25.7227.02%
Annual Salary$67,950$53,49027.03%
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 Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $77,339 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $66,190. per year.

Cost-of-living in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 12% less than the Utah average, which means Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Utah average.

  • Utah average salary is $66,190.
  • Utah cost-of-living adjusted salary is $69,440.
  • Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $67,950.
  • Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $77,339.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area$67,95087.86%$77,339
Utah$66,19095.32%$69,440
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 Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $48,530 and $76,870 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 $121,510, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $28,940, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year19Under $28,940
15%2 – 4 years28$28,940 – $48,530
25%5 – 9 years48$48,530 – $60,040
25%10 – 14 years48$60,040 – $76,870
15%15 – 20 years28$60,040 – $121,510
10%20+ years19Above $121,510
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($43,630), and Health Care Social Workers ($50,020).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$67,950
Health Care Social Workers$50,020
Social Workers$43,630
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 190.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $67,950 per year or $32.67 per hour in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $77,339 per year or $37 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Central Utah Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($67,950), Health Care Social Workers($50,020), Social Workers($43,630).


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

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