Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Longview is 220.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Longview earn an average of $57,680 per year or $27.73 per hour.
  • The percentage of Washington Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Longview is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Longview is less than 1%.

Rankings for Longview

  • Ranks #4 in Washington for salary and #10 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #11 in Washington for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #74 in the nation for salary and #117 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #269 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Washington

Longview Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $57,680 or $27.73 per hour which is 2% more than the Washington average salary of $56,500.

AverageLongviewWashington% Difference
Hourly Wage$27.73$27.162.10%
Annual Salary$57,680$56,5002.09%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Longview Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $57,680 or $27.73 per hour which is 7% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageLongviewU.S.%
Hourly Wage$27.73$25.727.81%
Annual Salary$57,680$53,4907.83%
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 Longview earns an average annual salary of $59,305 which compares to the Washington average annual salary of $56,500. per year.

Cost-of-living in Longview is 3% less than the Washington average, which means Longview residents have an overall less 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.
  • Longview average salary is $57,680.
  • Longview cost-of-living adjusted salary is $59,305.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Longview$57,68097.26%$59,305
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 Longview, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $43,890 and $62,950 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 $77,750, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $37,220, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year22Under $37,220
15%2 – 4 years33$37,220 – $43,890
25%5 – 9 years55$43,890 – $56,650
25%10 – 14 years55$56,650 – $62,950
15%15 – 20 years33$56,650 – $77,750
10%20+ years22Above $77,750
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 $57,680, Longview Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Health Care Social Workers ($63,050), and Social Workers ($59,110).

TitleAnnual Salary
Health Care Social Workers$63,050
Social Workers$59,110
Substance Abuse Counselors$57,680
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Longview Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Longview is 220.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $57,680 per year or $27.73 per hour in Longview.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Longview Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $59,305 per year or $29 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Longview are Health Care Social Workers($63,050), Social Workers($59,110), Substance Abuse Counselors($57,680).


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

Official Data Sources for Substance Abuse Counselors: Salary Data | Projected Employment | Cost of Living Data