Rehabilitation Counselors

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
15%
risk level
POLLING
36%
Based on 16 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
10.5%
by year 2032
WAGES
$44,040
or $21.17 per hour
Volume
84,750
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.3/10

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Automation risk

15% (Minimal Risk)

Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

  • Negotiation

User poll

36% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 15% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Rehabilitation Counselors will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Rehabilitation Counselors' job openings is expected to rise 10.5% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Rehabilitation Counselors' was $44,040, or $21 per hour

'Rehabilitation Counselors' were paid 8.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 84,750 people employed as 'Rehabilitation Counselors' within the United States.

This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Rehabilitation Counselors'.

Job description

Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, aging, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.

SOC Code: 21-1015.00

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Comments

smart jam (Low) says
cuz if robot not human they cant feal human emotin
Nov 14, 2019 at 12:33 PM

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