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Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
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or $23.33 hourly
as of 2021
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors' job openings is expected to rise 22.1% by 2031
'Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors' was $48,520, or $23.33 hourly
'Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors' are paid 6.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors?
As of 2021 there were 310,880 people employed as Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors within the United States.
This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 453 people are employed as Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors.
Counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.
SOC Code: 21-1011.00
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