What Are The Training Requirements for Rehabilitation Counselors?

Rehabilitation counselors need a master's degree.

Degrees for Rehabilitation counselors
Typical education of Rehabilitation counselors
Percent
Less than High School 1.0
High School 5.1
Some College 9.1
Associates Degree 5.2
Bachelors Degree 25.5
Masters Degree 48.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 5.4

What Is the Employment Outlook for Rehabilitation Counselors?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 10,000 more rehabilitation counselors but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 36,000 more.

This career includes 120,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Rehabilitation Counselors Make?

On average, rehabilitation counselors make $18.62 per hour or $38,740 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Rehabilitation Counselors?

Hourly income for Rehabilitation counselors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Rehabilitation counselors $10.44 $12.91 $16.67 $22.40 $29.81
Community and social service occupations $12.10 $15.59 $20.67 $28.02 $36.65
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists $12.18 $15.63 $20.68 $28.02 $36.61
Counselors $12.75 $16.53 $22.10 $29.35 $37.92
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Rehabilitation Counselors?

Annual salary for Rehabilitation counselors in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Rehabilitation counselors $21,710 $26,860 $34,670 $46,600 $62,010
Community and social service occupations $25,170 $32,420 $42,990 $58,280 $76,220
Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists $25,340 $32,520 $43,020 $58,290 $76,150
Counselors $26,530 $34,390 $45,970 $61,040 $78,870
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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