Career Counselors


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Northeast
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Career Counselors

Career Counselors - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • Job training services

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is growing steadily. The number of students in school is expected to increase. This will create a greater demand for counselors. In addition, the number of duties counselors have is growing. However, growth in this occupation may be limited by school budgets. Counseling programs are some of the first items that are reduced when budgets are cut.

School Counselors (CIS 100288)

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Illinois
11,127
Large
&
7.1%
5.8%
>>>>
1,256
High
  Champaign Area
752
Very large
&
11.6%
7.0%
>>>>
90
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
223
Large
&
6.3%
5.0%
>>>>
24
High
  Cook County
4,811
Large
&
6.2%
5.6%
>>>>
536
High
  Decatur Area
82
Large
&
11.0%
7.0%
>>>>
10
High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
673
Large
&
14.6%
9.7%
>>>>
83
Very High
  Du Page County
818
Large
&
1.5%
5.4%
>>>>
85
High
  Edwardsville Area
257
Large
&
9.7%
5.1%
>>>>
30
High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
101
Large
&
8.9%
7.0%
>>>>
12
High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
141
Large
&
5.7%
5.2%
>>>>
16
High
  Lake County
492
Large
&
7.3%
8.6%
>>>>
56
High
  McHenry County
173
Large
&
4.0%
6.8%
>>>>
19
High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
341
Very large
&
9.7%
6.8%
>>>>
39
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
175
Large
&
4.0%
3.6%
>>>>
20
High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
559
Large
&
7.9%
7.3%
>>>>
63
High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
182
Large
&
8.2%
4.3%
>>>>
21
High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
142
Large
&
6.3%
5.7%
>>>>
16
High
  Rockford Area
225
Large
&
4.9%
7.6%
>>>>
24
High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
91
Large
&
-1.1%
2.4%
>>>>
9
High
  Springfield Area
235
Large
&
6.0%
4.7%
>>>>
26
High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
255
Large
&
6.7%
6.4%
>>>>
29
High
  Vermilion County
41
Medium
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
5
Moderate
  Will County
402
Large
&
13.4%
9.1%
>>>>
49
High
United States
333,500
Large
&
8.1%
3.7%
>>>>
33,100
High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.