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Rehabilitation Counselors

in Massachusetts

Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.

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
211015  Rehabilitation Counselors 6,704 7,281 577 8.61 % 198 58 140 Master'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    5,100  76 % 5,580  77 % 480  9 % $35,880
Social Assistance    3,140  47 % 3,430  47 % 290  9 % $35,640
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    1,750  26 % 1,910  26 % 160  9 % $34,950
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    900  13 % 890  12 % -10  -1 % $63,600
Educational Services    220  3 % 250  3 % 30  11 % $45,750
Educational Services    220  3 % 250  3 % 30  11 % $45,750
Hospitals    150  2 % 160  2 % 10  9 % $47,850
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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