Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors Salary Information in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in Augusta-Richmond County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,250
25th Percentile Wage
$34,510
50th Percentile Wage
$40,080
75th Percentile Wage
$48,630
90th Percentile Wage
$59,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $31,250.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,080
0.00% 0.00%
2012
$40,080
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Table 3. Compare Substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors Salary in Augusta-Richmond County with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $40,080 in Augusta-Richmond County is in the middle of salary range for substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors in Augusta-Richmond County is 11.5 percent (11.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill and 51.1 percent (51.1%) higher than that in the lowest paying Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$45,300
Florence
$43,830
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$43,270
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$41,710
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$41,260
Augusta-Richmond County
$40,080
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$39,190
Spartanburg
$35,060
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$34,660
Columbia
$30,890
Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway
$19,590



See also: Top paying jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina.