Career Outlook for Rehabilitation Counselors

Also known as:  Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Coordinator of Rehabilitation Services, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor, Rehabilitation Counselor, Veterans Rehabilitation Counselor, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
The overall job outlook for Rehabilitation Counselor careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 3.17 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.53 percent per year. Demand for Rehabilitation Counselors is expected to go up, with an expected 42,600 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 4.78 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Rehabilitation Counselors in the following states
New York 11,980
California 8,140
Washington 7,440
Pennsylvania 6,510
Virginia 4,820
Ohio 4,440
New Jersey 4,210
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Rehabilitation Counselors
Hawaii 160
North Dakota 200
Wyoming 220
South Dakota 340
Rhode Island 370
Arkansas 380
Montana 400