Chemical Dependency Counselor Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia
Alternate Job Titles: Substance Abuse Counselor, Chemical Dependency Counselor
How much does a Chemical Dependency Counselor in Atlanta,
GA make? The median annual Chemical Dependency Counselor salary in Atlanta,
GA is $49,721, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between
$43,465-$55,261 not including bonus and benefit information
and other factors that impact base pay. However, the salary for someone with the title Chemical Dependency Counselor may vary depending on a number of factors including industry,
company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title
Chemical Dependency Counselor in Atlanta, GA.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chemical Dependency Counselor in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Chemical Dependency Counselor in the United States is $49,721 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Chemical Dependency Counselor in the United States are expected to make less than $49,721.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Chemical Dependency Counselor in Atlanta, GA that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Chemical Dependency Counselor in Atlanta are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Runs individual, family, and group counseling for patients in chemical dependency programs. Acts as mediator between patients, relatives, medical staff, and outside agencies if needed. Tracks patient progress and dispensation of treatment services. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent; meets the standards for Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification Board, or other appropriate certification and 2-4 years of experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description