Benchmark Salary Information
Rankings for Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area
Compared to Wisconsin
Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $56,180 or $27.01 per hour which is 8% more than the Wisconsin average salary of $52,010.
|Average||Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area||Wisconsin||% Difference|
Compared to the U.S.
Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $56,180 or $27.01 per hour which is 5% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.
|Average||Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area||U.S.||%|
Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living
When adjusted for cost-of-living, Substance Abuse Counselors in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $63,223 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $52,010. per year.
Cost-of-living in Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area is 11% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Wisconsin average.
|Location||Average Annual Wage||Cost of Living||Adjusted COL Wage|
|Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area||$56,180||88.86%||$63,223|
Salary Ranges for Education and Experience
In Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $44,750 and $61,190 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 $76,840, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.
Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $30,460, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.
|10%||Less than a Year||20||Under $30,460|
|15%||2 – 4 years||30||$30,460 – $44,750|
|25%||5 – 9 years||50||$44,750 – $57,600|
|25%||10 – 14 years||50||$57,600 – $61,190|
|15%||15 – 20 years||30||$57,600 – $76,840|
|10%||20+ years||20||Above $76,840|
Salary Compared to Related Professions
With an average annual salary of $56,180, Western Wisconsin Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than Clinical and Counseling Psychologists ($88,720), and School Psychologists ($57,150).
However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($49,020), and Health Care Social Workers ($52,660).
|Clinical and Counseling Psychologists||$88,720|
|Substance Abuse Counselors||$56,180|
|Health Care Social Workers||$52,660|