Hire Knowledge – The Cost Of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) In The Workplace

At Victoria’s Voice Foundation, we know substance use disorder (SUD) can impact anyone, including your valuable employees. As an employer, the cost incurred by untreated employee SUD isn’t simply losing valued talent; it also includes cold hard cash—and the cost is high.

Let’s first take a closer look at the cost per type of occupation.

What does it cost?

Workers with untreated SUD cost employers an average of $8,255 per worker per year, with higher-level executives, administrators, managers, and financial workers costing up to $14,374 per worker per year.

Substance Use Disorders by Occupation

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