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Counselor Employment

Counselors held about 665,500 jobs in 2008. Employment was distributed among the counseling specialties as follows:

Educational, vocational, and school counselors275,800
Rehabilitation counselors129,500
Mental health counselors113,300
Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors86,100
Marriage and family therapists27,300
Counselors, all other33,400

A growing number of counselors are self-employed and work in group practices or private practice, due in part to laws allowing counselors to be paid for their services by insurance companies and to the growing recognition that counselors are well-trained, effective professionals.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition

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