Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Bremerton-Silverdale is 290.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Bremerton-Silverdale earn an average of $54,710 per year or $26.30 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Bremerton-Silverdale is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Bremerton-Silverdale is less than 1%.

Rankings for Bremerton-Silverdale

  • Ranks #8 in Washington for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #8 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #129 in the nation for salary and #32 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #195 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Bremerton-Silverdale Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $54,710 or $26.30 per hour which is 3% less than the Washington average salary of $56,500.

AverageBremerton-SilverdaleWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$26.30$27.16-3.17%
Annual Salary$54,710$56,500-3.17%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Bremerton-Silverdale Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $54,710 or $26.30 per hour which is 2% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageBremerton-SilverdaleU.S.%
Hourly Wage$26.30$25.722.26%
Annual Salary$54,710$53,4902.28%
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 Bremerton-Silverdale earns an average annual salary of $51,858 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $56,500. per year.

Cost-of-living in Bremerton-Silverdale is 6% higher than the Washington average, which means Bremerton-Silverdale residents have an overall higher cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Washington average.

  • Washington average salary is $56,500.
  • Washington cost-of-living adjusted salary is $52,627.
  • Bremerton-Silverdale average salary is $54,710.
  • Bremerton-Silverdale cost-of-living adjusted salary is $51,858.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Bremerton-Silverdale$54,710105.50%$51,858
Washington$56,500107.36%$52,627
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 Bremerton-Silverdale, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $38,830 and $61,140 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 $35,920, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year29Under $35,920
15%2 – 4 years44$35,920 – $38,830
25%5 – 9 years72$38,830 – $48,690
25%10 – 14 years72$48,690 – $61,140
15%15 – 20 years44$48,690 – $76,670
10%20+ years29Above $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 $54,710, Bremerton-Silverdale Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($92,410), Health Care Social Workers ($65,450), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($63,120), and Social Workers ($59,170).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$92,410
Health Care Social Workers$65,450
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists$63,120
Social Workers$59,170
Substance Abuse Counselors$54,710
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Bremerton-Silverdale Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Bremerton-Silverdale is 290.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $54,710 per year or $26.30 per hour in Bremerton-Silverdale.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Bremerton-Silverdale Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $51,858 per year or $25 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Bremerton-Silverdale are School Psychologists($92,410), Health Care Social Workers($65,450), Clinical and Counseling Psychologists($63,120).


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

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