Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
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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.
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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 4% chance of automation.
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors' job openings is expected to rise 22.1% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors' was $49,710, or $23 per hour
'Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors' were paid 7.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 344,970 people employed as 'Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors' within the United States.
This represents around 0.23% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 428 people are employed as 'Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health 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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