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Mental Health Counselors

Counsel with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging. 

Employment Outlook
Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate 1.7%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 1,426
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Entry Level Wage $21.34 per hour
Average Click for more information on Average Wage $46,200 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree). 
Education Available
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