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Various job titles given the rehabilitation counselor may include: job placement specialist, alcohol and drug abuse counselor, mental health counselor, case manager, vocational evaluator, disabled student services coordinator or administrator.


Rehabilitation counselors may work in a wide variety of human service settings including state rehabilitation agencies, alcohol and drug programs, hospitals, independent living centers, educational settings, private rehabilitation companies, halfway houses, rehabilitation facilities and mental health centers.


The average starting salary in the public sector is estimated to be over $34,387, at entry level, and $54,768, at the senior level.  Comparable and higher than the other seven states in the federal Region IV in the South East.