Career Outlook for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Also known as:  Career Counselor, Career Technical Counselor, Education Counselor, International Student Counselor, School Adjustment Counselor, School Guidance Counselor, Student Advisor, Student Development Advisor, Student Services Counselor, Student Success Counselor
The overall job outlook for Educational, Guidance, School, or Vocational Counselor careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 11.87 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.98 percent per year. Demand for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors is expected to go up, with an expected 67,510 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.42 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors in the following states
California 29,210
Texas 23,920
New York 19,920
Pennsylvania 11,780
Ohio 11,090
Florida 10,780
Illinois 9,370
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors
Virgin Islands 170
Wyoming 610
Alaska 610
Montana 620
North Dakota 640
South Dakota 670
Vermont 710
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