Addictions Counselor Salary

How much does an Addictions Counselor make?

The average Addictions Counselor in the US makes $39,764. The average bonus for an Addictions Counselor is $908 which represents 2% of their salary, with 100% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Addictions Counselors make the most in San Francisco at $59,173, averaging total compensation 49% greater than the US average.

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The average addictions-counselor in the US makes $39,764

Salary Ranges for Addictions Counselors

The salaries of Addictions Counselors in the US range from $10,117 to $198,333 , with a median salary of $36,062 . The middle 57% of Addictions Counselors makes between $36,062 and $89,911, with the top 86% making $198,333.

How much tax will you have to pay as an Addictions Counselor

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 22%. After a federal tax rate of 22% has been taken out, Addictions Counselors could expect to have a take-home pay of $35,076/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,462*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Addictions Counselor

With a take-home pay of roughly $2,923/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, an Addictions Counselor would pay 85.73% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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