Average Substance Abuse Nurse Salary in New Jersey

Substance abuse nurses in New Jersey earn an average of $96,620 per year (or $46.45 per hour).

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19% higher than the national average
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New Jersey substance abuse nurses earn 19% higher than the national average salary for substance abuse nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

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Substance abuse nurse salary range in New Jersey

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $127,107 $61
75th Percentile $107,016 $51
Median $102,006 $49
25th Percentile $84,081 $40

80% of New Jersey substance abuse nurses earn between $76,400 and $127,107.

Cost-of-living adjusted substance abuse nurse salary in New Jersey

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New Jersey substance abuse nurses earn about $86,889 per year. Cost-of-living in New Jersey is 11% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Substance abuse nurses salaries in other states

California $123,414 per year
Massachusetts $91,261 per year
Washington $98,772 per year
New York $81,860 per year
Connecticut $97,903 per year
Minnesota $77,402 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year
Arizona $79,657 per year
Colorado $83,374 per year
Texas $73,780 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in New Jersey?

Primary Care Nurse $101,920 per year
Radiology Nurse $101,920 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $99,882 per year
PACU Nurse $97,843 per year
Gastroenterology Nurse $97,843 per year
Pain Management Nurse $95,805 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $95,805 per year
OR Nurse $95,805 per year
Psychiatric Nurse $95,805 per year
Nurse Manager $95,805 per year

At a $96,620 average annual salary, substance abuse nurses in New Jersey tend to earn less than primary care nurses ($101,920), radiology nurses ($101,920), quality assurance nurses ($99,882), PACU nurses ($97,843), and gastroenterology nurses ($97,843). They tend to earn more than pain management nurses ($95,805), aesthetic nurses ($95,805), OR nurses ($95,805), psychiatric nurses ($95,805), and nurse managers ($95,805).

More about substance abuse nurses

A substance abuse nurse specializes in treating patients battling addictions. They are trained in both general medicine and mental health, as they typically have to offer emotional support in addition to their care.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health