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Substance Abuse Social Workers in Michigan

Want to work in Michigan as a Substance Abuse Social Worker? Read this first!

18.2% Jobs Projection
$50,140 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Substance Abuse Social Workers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Substance Abuse Social Workers in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Substance Abuse Social Workers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Substance Abuse Social Workers Work in Michigan?

There were approximately 4,050 workers employed as Substance Abuse Social Workers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,600 Substance Abuse Social Workers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 450 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Substance Abuse Social Workers in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,160 Substance Abuse Social Workers working in it, which means Michigan has more Substance Abuse Social Workers than average.

Substance Abuse Social Workers in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Substance Abuse Social Workers in this state are growing at a rate of 18.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 19.4%.

Job Projections for Substance Abuse Social Workers: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 500 annual job openings, and 4,610 total jobs in 2026 for Substance Abuse Social Workers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 15,900 annual jobs and 147,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Substance Abuse Social Workers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Substance Abuse Social Workers ranged from $32,050 to $70,790 with $50,140 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.41 to $34.03. The median hourly rate was $24.11.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.67 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.44.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Substance Abuse Social Workers Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan Metros for Substance Abuse Social Workers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Substance Abuse Social Workers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,480 $50,500
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 500 $53,770
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 340 $34,360
Flint, MI 210 $46,610
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 170 $39,970
Ann Arbor, MI 140 $50,300
Saginaw, MI 90 $45,210
Muskegon, MI 80 $46,110
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 70 $50,820
Jackson, MI 70 $43,390
Battle Creek, MI 60 $51,190
Bay City, MI 50 $52,670
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 40 $35,200

Top States for Substance Abuse Social Workers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Substance Abuse Social Workers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 14,840 $56,000
New York 11,470 $59,250
Pennsylvania 7,860 $36,930
Massachusetts 6,880 $38,330
Texas 6,090 $37,630
Ohio 6,030 $40,240
Virginia 4,720 $47,470
Michigan 4,050 $50,140
Florida 3,760 $38,240
Illinois 3,570 $43,100
Minnesota 2,830 $51,890
Arizona 2,700 $36,570
North Carolina 2,470 $48,550
Wisconsin 2,360 $44,880
Indiana 2,250 $38,270
Washington 2,210 $52,270
Oregon 2,090 $46,270
Maryland 2,090 $45,430
Missouri 2,050 $37,320
Connecticut 1,850 $62,430

Below are the states where Substance Abuse Social Workers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $73,840
District of Columbia $71,110
Connecticut $62,430
New York $59,250
Nevada $59,070
New Hampshire $56,940
California $56,000
Hawaii $54,110
Washington $52,270
Minnesota $51,890

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