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Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

in Massachusetts

Counsel individuals and provide group educational and vocational guidance services.

Occupation Projection for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
211012  Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 7,765 8,829 1,064 13.70 % 305 543 106 954 Master's degree 

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    5,730  74 % 6,650  75 % 920  16 % $71,270
Educational Services    5,730  74 % 6,650  75 % 920  16 % $71,270
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,020  13 % 1,030  12 % 10  2 % $41,750
Social Assistance    600  8 % 580  7 % -20  -4 % $40,410
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    320  4 % 350  4 % 30  9 % $41,550
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    120  2 % 130  1 % 10  5 % $63,740
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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