What is a Counselor?
Job Description & Duties All counselors not listed separately.
Types of Counselor Jobs
- Service Officer
- Employment Coach
- Social Insurance Analyst
- Adoption Counselor
- Mental Health Consultant
Job Outlook for Counselors
In the United States, there were 31,800 jobs for Counselor in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 14.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,500 new jobs for Counselor by 2026. There will be an estimated 3,900 positions for Counselor per year.
The states with the most job growth for Counselor are Arizona, Virginia, and Colorado. Watch out if you plan on working in Rhode Island, Idaho, or Louisiana. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Counselor Average Salary
The typical yearly salary for Counselors is somewhere between $26,100 and $77,310.
Counselors who work in Alabama, Oregon, or Pennsylvania, make the highest salaries.
How much do Counselors make in different U.S. states?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$47,320|
Where Counselors Work
Counselors work in the following industries:
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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