Rehabilitation Counselors

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Occupation Description

Rehabilitation counselors counsel individuals to take full advantage of the individuality and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and occupational troubles that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. They often direct activities for tenants of care and treatment amenities and evaluate client needs and plan and implement therapy programs that may include personal and occupational counseling, training, and job placement.

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

104070

Job Openings By 2020

64400

Growth Rate

28.2%

Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters in Rehabilitation and 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