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Occupation Description

Work with individuals, groups, and families to meet and overcome difficulties. Work with patients to reintegrate into daily life through overcoming troubles dealing with stresses and other related difficulties.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

27220

Job Openings By 2020

13500

Growth Rate

21.3%

Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters in Counseling
Masters in Social Work

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth