Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area is 180.
  • Substance Abuse Counselors in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area earn an average of $60,600 per year or $29.14 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wyoming Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Substance Abuse Counselors who work in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area is less than 1%.

Rankings for Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area

  • Ranks #3 in Wyoming for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Wyoming for the number of psychologists employed.
  • Ranks #31 in the nation for salary and #271 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #302 in the nation for the number of psychologists employed.

Compared to Wyoming

Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $60,600 or $29.14 per hour which is 2% less than the Wyoming average salary of $61,840.

AverageWestern Wyoming Nonmetropolitan AreaWyoming% Difference
Hourly Wage$29.14$29.73-1.98%
Annual Salary$60,600$61,840-2.01%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $60,600 or $29.14 per hour which is 13% more than the U.S. average salary of $53,490.

AverageWestern Wyoming Nonmetropolitan AreaU.S.%
Hourly Wage$29.14$25.7213.30%
Annual Salary$60,600$53,49013.29%
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 Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area earns an average annual salary of $65,762 which compares to the Wyoming average annual salary of $61,840. per year.

Cost-of-living in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area is 8% less than the Wyoming average, which means Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Wyoming average.

  • Wyoming average salary is $61,840.
  • Wyoming cost-of-living adjusted salary is $67,028.
  • Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area average salary is $60,600.
  • Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area cost-of-living adjusted salary is $65,762.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area$60,60092.15%$65,762
Wyoming$61,84092.26%$67,028
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 Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area, 50% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn between $48,420 and $75,940 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 $96,440, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Substance Abuse Counselors.

Approximately 10% of Substance Abuse Counselors earn under $38,830, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Substance Abuse Counselors.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year18Under $38,830
15%2 – 4 years27$38,830 – $48,420
25%5 – 9 years45$48,420 – $60,300
25%10 – 14 years45$60,300 – $75,940
15%15 – 20 years27$60,300 – $96,440
10%20+ years18Above $96,440
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 $60,600, Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn less than School Psychologists ($76,190), and Health Care Social Workers ($63,190).

However, Substance Abuse Counselors tend to earn more than Social Workers ($52,510).

TitleAnnual Salary
School Psychologists$76,190
Health Care Social Workers$63,190
Substance Abuse Counselors$60,600
Social Workers$52,510
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors

The number of Substance Abuse Counselors currently employed in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area is 180.

Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $60,600 per year or $29.14 per hour in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area Substance Abuse Counselors earn an average of $65,762 per year or $32 per hour.

The types of psychologists that are paid the highest annual salary in Western Wyoming Nonmetropolitan Area are School Psychologists($76,190), Health Care Social Workers($63,190), Substance Abuse Counselors($60,600).


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

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