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Estimated employment2,420
Mean wage21.97
Entry wage12.77
10th percentile wage12.17
50th percentile wage18.47
90th percentile wage36.18
 Top Employing Industries
 Industry Employment  Percent 
Education and Health Services1,93079.8%
Public Adminsitration49020.2%
 Best Paying Industries
 Industry Employment  Median Wage 
Public Adminsitration49032.21
Education and Health Services1,93019.37
Rehabilitation Counselors (21-1015)
Counsel individuals to maximize the independence and employability of persons coping with personal, social, and vocational difficulties that result from birth defects, illness, disease, accidents, or the stress of daily life. Coordinate activities for residents of care and treatment facilities. Assess client needs and design and implement rehabilitation programs that may include personal and vocational counseling, training, and job placement.
Median Wage History
YearThis OccupationCompared to Occupational Group  Difference 
Current$21.97 $24.76  -$2.78
2013$21.90+.3%$24.67 +.3%-$2.77
2012$21.48+1.9%$24.20 +1.9%-$2.72
2011$21.07+2.0%$23.73 +2.0%-$2.66
2010$20.74+1.6%$23.36 +1.6%-$2.62
2009$20.37+1.8%$22.95 +1.8%-$2.57
2008$20.16+1.1%$22.71 +1.1%-$2.55
2007$19.56+3.1%$22.03 +3.1%-$2.47
2006$18.90+3.5%$21.30 +3.5%-$2.39
2005$18.18+4.0%$20.48 +4.0%-$2.30
YearThis OccupationCompared to All Occupations  Difference 
Current$21.97 $26.43  -$4.45
2013$21.90+.3%$26.36 +.3%-$4.45
2012$21.48+1.9%$25.83 +2.1%-$4.34
2011$21.07+2.0%$25.38 +1.7%-$4.31
2010$20.74+1.6%$24.99 +1.6%-$4.24
2009$20.37+1.8%$24.57 +1.7%-$4.19
2008$20.16+1.1%$24.23 +1.4%-$4.07
2007$19.56+3.1%$23.61 +2.6%-$4.05
2006$18.90+3.5%$22.86 +3.3%-$3.95
2005$18.18+4.0%$22.15 +3.2%-$3.97

Note:The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80 percent of workers earn between this wage range, 10 percent earn less while 10 percent earn more.

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2014
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