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Occupational Employment Statistics


21-1018 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counselors

Counsel and advise individuals, families, or groups to prevent or treat substance abuse problems, behavioral disorders, or a broad range of mental health issues in order to promote optimum mental and emotional health.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 49056$27.29/hr$19.06/hr$23.06/hr$25.27/hr$31.10/hr$35.95/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial Activities20$43.87/hr
Professional and Business Services160$24.60/hr
Education and Health Services6,190$25.32/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration190$31.66/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 110$28.57/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 120$23.89/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 210$23.82/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 230$23.97/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 250$26.45/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 260$25.27/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 270$27.90/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 300$24.01/hr21.6%
Southwest Balance of State 340$26.35/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 370$23.79/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 440$29.45/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 490$23.74/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 490$25.27/hr20.0%
Northwest Minnesota 530$23.79/hr21.2%
Northeast Minnesota 620$23.74/hr16.7%
Central Minnesota 760$26.35/hr22.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,780$25.94/hr23.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,210$25.94/hrN/A
Minnesota 6,550$25.32/hr22.9%