Chemical Dependency Counselor Salaries in Atlanta, GA

Alternate Job Titles: Chemical Dependency Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor

What is the average Chemical Dependency Counselor salary for Atlanta, GA?

The salary for someone with the job title Chemical Dependency Counselor in Atlanta, GA varies depending on a number of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes and industries on Chemical Dependency Counselor salaries to construct a range which describes the distribution of salaries for people with the job title Chemical Dependency Counselor in Atlanta, GA.

Categories:  Healthcare -- Practitioners

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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 October 2015

Median $50,313
  • 10%$38,602
  • 25%$44,183
  • 75%$57,153
  • 90%$63,380

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Job Description for Chemical Dependency Counselor

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

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