Rehabilitation counselors

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Total Workforce

24.2k

Average Age

44.4

Average Salary

$55,067

Average Male Salary

$61,226

Average Female Salary

$53,077

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Rehabilitation counselors are most often employed by the Individual & family services industry. The average yearly wage for Rehabilitation counselors was $55,067 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Rehabilitation counselors by wage are Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, Architectural and civil drafters, and Interior designers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Rehabilitation counselors are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Rehabilitation counselors are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Rehabilitation counselors and on wages and locations for those in the field. Individual & family services is the industry that employs the most Rehabilitation counselors, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Rehabilitation counselors, by average wage, is Justice, public order, & safety activities . Rehabilitation counselors are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,067

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,832

In 2018, Rehabilitation counselors earned an average of $55,067, $1,179 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Architectural and civil drafters make somewhat more than Rehabilitation counselors while Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Rehabilitation counselors as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.283

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Rehabilitation counselors had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.283, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Rehabilitation counselors (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Rehabilitation counselors.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Rehabilitation counselors.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Rehabilitation counselors, by number of employees, are Individual & family services, Vocational rehabilitation services, and Outpatient care centers.

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Industries by Share

24.2k

2018 Workforce

± 3,819

This graphic shows the share of Rehabilitation counselors employed by various industries. Individual & family services employs the largest share of Rehabilitation counselors at  16%, followed by Vocational rehabilitation services with 13.7% and Outpatient care centers with 13%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Rehabilitation counselors in the US. The average age of male Rehabilitation counselors in the workforce is 44.8 and of female Rehabilitation counselors is 44.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Rehabilitation counselors is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

5.91k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 1,887

18.3k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,320

75.6% of Rehabilitation counselors are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Rehabilitation counselors.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Rehabilitation counselors

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

72.7% of Rehabilitation counselors are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 14.7% of Rehabilitation counselors, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Rehabilitation counselors.

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Age by Gender

44.8

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 4.31

44.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.33

The median age of Rehabilitation counselors is 44.4, and Male employees are generally 0.543 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Rehabilitation counselors from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Rehabilitation counselors is Psychology but a relatively high number of Rehabilitation counselors hold a major in Psychology.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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