Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 120.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $58,730 per year or $28.24 per hour.
  • The percentage of Utah Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #7 in Utah for salary and #6 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #6 in Utah for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #54 in the nation for salary and #423 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #401 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Utah

Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $58,730 or $28.24 per hour which is 11% less than the Utah average salary of $66,190.

AverageEastern Utah Nonmetropolitan AreaUtah% Difference
Hourly Wage$28.24$31.82-11.25%
Annual Salary$58,730$66,190-11.27%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $58,730 or $28.24 per hour which is 9% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageEastern Utah Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$28.24$25.729.80%
Annual Salary$58,730$53,4909.80%
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 Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $66,845 which compares to the Utah average annual salary of $66,190. per year.

Cost-of-living in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 12% less than the Utah average, which means Eastern 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.
  • Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $58,730.
  • Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $66,845.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area$58,73087.86%$66,845
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 Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $46,640 and $63,480 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 $77,300, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $30,600, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year12Under $30,600
15%2 – 4 years18$30,600 – $46,640
25%5 – 9 years30$46,640 – $60,040
25%10 – 14 years30$60,040 – $63,480
15%15 – 20 years18$60,040 – $77,300
10%20+ years12Above $77,300
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 ($52,880), and Health Care Social Workers ($54,960).

TitleAnnual Salary
Substance Abuse Counselors$58,730
Health Care Social Workers$54,960
Social Workers$52,880
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area is 120.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $58,730 per year or $28.24 per hour in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $66,845 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Eastern Utah Nonmetropolitan Area are Substance Abuse Counselors($58,730), Health Care Social Workers($54,960), Social Workers($52,880).


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

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