Highest Paying Industries for Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Junior colleges, State government owned34.0470810
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)30.763860
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned27.5357260
Educational Services, Local government owned27.4957180
Educational Support Services, Privately owned27.1456450
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)2756150
Educational Services, State government owned26.6655450
Educational Support Services, Local government owned26.4555010
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)25.9854040
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)25.9253920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned25.7853620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, State government owned25.7653590
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)25.5353110
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned25.1852370
Finance and Insurance25.0452090
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities25.0452090
Insurance Carriers25.0452090
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Local government owned24.8251620
Hospitals, Local government owned24.6551270
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.1250180
Scientific Research and Development Services23.9549810
Local government, including schools and hospitals23.8549600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)23.6149110
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities23.5849050
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned23.3848640
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service23.3848640
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services23.0547940
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services23.0547940
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)22.9347690
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned22.9347690
Grantmaking and Giving Services22.8647560
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)22.6247050
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals22.5246850
Offices of Physicians22.5246840
Educational Services, Privately owned22.5146820
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)22.4646720
Hospitals, Privately owned22.3946570
Federal, State, and Local Government22.3446460
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service22.3446460
State government, including schools and hospitals22.2746310
Employment Services22.2546290
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners21.9945740
Offices of Other Health Practitioners21.9845710
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.8445420
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)21.7845300
Hospitals, State government owned21.6945120
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities21.5944920
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, Privately owned21.5144740
Religious Organizations21.4944690
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.4744660
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals, State government owned21.2244140
Management of Companies and Enterprises20.8643400
Offices of Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and Audiologists20.4442520
All industries20.1341870
Home Health Care Services20.141810
Ambulatory Health Care Services20.0341670
Specialty hospitals, Privately owned19.7141000
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.6640900
Outpatient Care Centers19.6140800
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned19.6140790
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)19.5540660
All industries, private ownership only19.5440640
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers19.4840510
Individual and Family Services19.3940330
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations19.2940120
Social Assistance19.2540030
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)19.2440020
Administrative and Support Services18.9639430
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services18.9439400
Social Advocacy Organizations18.7338950
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability Facilities18.6838860
Facilities Support Services18.1437740
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities18.1437730
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services18.1337710
Residential Mental Health and Substance Abuse Facilities18.137650
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities17.8937200
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly17.8637150
Vocational Rehabilitation Services17.8537140
Child Day Care Services16.2233730
Other Residential Care Facilities15.7632790

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