Career Outlook for Mental Health Counselors

The overall job outlook for Mental Health Counselor careers has been positive since 2017. Vacancies for this career have increased by 21.37 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 7.12 percent per year. Demand for Mental Health Counselors is expected to go up, with an expected 104,780 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 3.97 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Mental Health Counselors in the following states

California 34,430
Pennsylvania 19,220
New York 16,340
Florida 15,370
Massachusetts 14,670
Virginia 13,400
Texas 13,200
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Mental Health Counselors

Virgin Islands
30
Puerto Rico
140
Wyoming
580
Rhode Island
580
Delaware
590
North Dakota
680
Maine
840