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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,950150$27.11/hr$19.78/hr$23.56/hr$24.96/hr$29.56/hr$35.49/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial Activities20$40.56/hr
Professional and Business Services170$29.15/hr
Education and Health Services6,320$24.52/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/A$30.08/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 100$27.53/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 170$23.88/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 170$24.04/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 180$22.71/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 200$22.72/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 250$25.49/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 260$23.28/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 300$24.46/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 310$24.46/hr21.6%
Southeast Minnesota 350$23.75/hr20.0%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 380$28.15/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 500$23.03/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 510$23.14/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 630$22.79/hr16.7%
Northwest Minnesota 690$23.07/hr21.2%
Central Minnesota 760$24.75/hr22.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,950$24.96/hr23.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 4,320$25.01/hrN/A
Minnesota 6,770$24.73/hr22.9%