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Having good inter-personal and communications skills and being able to relate to your clients will help you as a teen drug abuse counselor. The median annual earnings of behavioral disorder and substance abuse counselors were $39,980 in May 2015.
In 2014, the BLS projected faster-than-average job growth of 10% through 2024, and reported an annual median salary of $63,530 in 2015.
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The employment outlook for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors is excellent, with the number of jobs expected to increase by 22% from 2014-2024, according to information from the U. Here are some examples of alternative career options: Those who want to help students with school success and social skills, or to guide young people in career decisions, might be interested in this career, which usually requires a master's degree in counseling and state credentials.
The BLS predicted 8% employment growth for these counselors, from 2014-2024, which is average compared to all occupations.