Marriage and Family Therapists


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Marriage and Family Therapists

Marriage and Family Therapists - 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:

  • Child and family service agencies
  • State and local government agencies
  • Mental health centers

Outlook

Demand for this occupation will be very strong. The new health care laws expand insurance coverage of therapy. Clinics will need to hire more marriage and family therapists. Demand also grows as people become more comfortable seeking professional help for personal and family problems.

Job opportunities are excellent especially in rural and other underserved areas.

Marriage and Family Therapists (CIS 100513)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



This occupation
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Illinois
403
Very small
&
9.4%
5.8%
>>>>
48
Very few
  Champaign Area
5
Very small
&
40.0%
7.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
5.0%
>>>>
0
None
  Cook County
220
Very small
&
7.7%
5.6%
>>>>
25
Very few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
15
Very small
&
20.0%
9.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Du Page County
30
Very small
&
6.7%
5.4%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Lake County
11
Very small
&
18.2%
8.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
5
Very small
&
20.0%
6.8%
>>>>
0
None
  Northwest Illinois Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
3.6%
>>>>
0
None
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
18
Very small
&
5.6%
7.3%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
6
Very small
&
16.7%
4.3%
>>>>
0
None
  Rockford Area
12
Very small
&
8.3%
7.6%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Springfield Area
6
Very small
&
33.3%
4.7%
>>>>
0
None
  St Louis-Belleville Area
11
Very small
&
18.2%
6.4%
>>>>
1
Very few
  Will County
10
Very small
&
20.0%
9.1%
>>>>
1
Very few
United States
66,200
Medium
&
22.2%
3.7%
>>>>
7,900
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.