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Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

in Massachusetts

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. Excludes "Social Workers" (21-1021 through 21-1029), "Psychologists" (19-3031 through 19-3039), and "Mental Health Counselors" (21-1014) providing these services.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
211011  Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 3,989 4,767 778 19.50 % 161 78 83 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    3,460  87 % 4,180  88 % 720  21 % $45,120
Ambulatory Health Care Services    1,430  36 % 1,770  37 % 340  24 % $50,130
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    1,050  26 % 1,250  26 % 200  18 % $36,820
Hospitals    610  15 % 750  16 % 140  22 % $52,440
Social Assistance    370  9 % 410  9 % 40  13 % $45,150
Educational Services    180  5 % 200  4 % 20  7 % $46,620
Educational Services    180  5 % 200  4 % 20  7 % $46,620
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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