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Addiction Counseling Careers and Jobs

Select, Find and Prepare for Addiction Counseling Careers and Jobs - all on one page


4 Steps to Use This Page: 1-Explore Careers of Intrerest 2-See Job Listings Matched to Career 3-Prepare for the Career 4-See External Career Resources

Here is a short Helper Video External Link.

This page will take you through 4 steps to (1) Select from Addiction Counseling careers/jobs, (2) Find Addiction Counseling job listings, (3) Prepare for Addiction Counseling careers, and (4) Provide Addiction Counseling career-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Career/Job: This page starts with 4 ways for you to identify and select from listings of Addiction Counseling careers/jobs:
A) Fastest Growing Addiction Counseling Careers - 2020 to 2030 (est.)
These listings are based on job growth estimates and helps you to identify the fastest growing and evolving Addiction Counseling careers. Some careers may not initially seem related to Addiction Counseling, so relevant Addiction Counseling jobs are listed alongside each listing. This can also help us to identify which careers (bottom of the listing) may have negative growth - perhaps due to automation or planned obsolescence.
B) Median Annual Salary U.S. Addiction Counseling Careers
These listings are sorted (descending) by median annual salary in the U.S. This may help us to identify our ideal career. We may not qualify at this time for the desired career, but this listing and the results provided can help us to explore job details, as well as learn how to appropriately prepare for the career.
C) Addiction Counseling Career Ladders (Educational Requirements)
These listings will help us to identify Addiction Counseling careers sorted by educational requirements (with the most difficult to obtain listed first). This may help us to identify career ladders (as we scroll down the list), and help us to get jobs that we qualify for now.
D) Select From a Listing of 80 Addiction Counseling Jobs.
The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of job titles
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply explore the list of job titles. There may be many that you might never have considered to be of interest.
Once you have identified a job title of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a career/job title above, you will see current job listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as desired. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.


Step 3: Prepare For a Career: In this section you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for the chosen career. Information may include (not every career choice includes all of the elements below - updates occur quarterly):
Core and Supplemental Duties: Lists the worker-related tasks performed
General and Specific Work Activities: Summarizes the broad and more specific types of behaviors related to the career
Knowledge Required: Provides the requirements regarding the acquisition of facts and principles
Skills Required: Provides basic skills and cross-functional skills needed
Preparation Required: Provides a summary of the required experience and education
Educational Requirements: Detailed breakdown of the education required
Work Experience Required: Detailed breakdown of the prior work experience required
Local Salary Information: Provides national and local salary ranges
Certifications: Provides appropriate government and private-sector certifications and/or credentials that may be required
Professional Associations: Provides professional associations that are related to the career selected
Job Listings: Provides links to active current job listings for the selected career, along with multiple similar job titles to explore. All details appear on this page
Related Careers to Consider: Lists up to 20 careers that might be of interest to you (related to your initial choice - what they do, what they know, and what they're called), ranked by best fit.

** If you clicked on a link from section D (as described in Step 1 above), you will see one or more links to an occupation that is usually a bit more general than your initial job selection - the link(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 1. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different career/job.

Step 4: Career-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that provide detailed (updated) links specific to the career you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview. Can also assist with coffee chats.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

Step 1 of 4: Select a Career/Job

21 Addiction Counseling careers are listed below (sorted by Percentage Change in Total Job Openings - 2020 to 2030 est.). Addiction Counseling-related jobs specific to each career are also provided. This shows which careers are emerging and growing the fastest. Please Scroll and Select below:

Occupations U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030 (% change) Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs

Nurse Practitioners 52.2% Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Occupation: Nurse Practitioners U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 52.2% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Medical and Health Services Managers 32.5% Mental Health Program Manager
Occupation: Medical and Health Services Managers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 32.5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Program Manager
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 24.3% Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 24.3% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Community Health Workers 21% Mental Health Advocate
Occupation: Community Health Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 21% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Advocate
Social and Human Service Assistants 16.6% Addictions Counselor Assistant
Occupation: Social and Human Service Assistants U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 16.6% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor Assistant
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 14.9% Addictions Counselor; Alcoholism Worker; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 14.9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor; Alcoholism Worker; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 13.3% Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 13.3% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Psychiatric Technicians 12.8% Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); MHA (Mental Health Assistant); MHW (Mental Health Worker)
Occupation: Psychiatric Technicians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.8% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); MHA (Mental Health Assistant); MHW (Mental Health Worker)
Psychiatrists 12.5% Addiction Psychiatrist
Occupation: Psychiatrists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Psychiatrist
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors 11.5% Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Occupation: Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 11.5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 10.6% Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.6% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other 10.5% Environmental Health Aide; Mental Health Assistant
Occupation: Healthcare Support Workers, All Other U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Aide; Mental Health Assistant
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 9% Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Technologist
Counselors, All Other 8.9% Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Counselors, All Other U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 8.4% Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Psychiatric Aides 7.4% Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW)
Occupation: Psychiatric Aides U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW)
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 7.2% Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Occupation: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.2% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 7% Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 6.1% Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Occupation: Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.1% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Social Workers, All Other 5.8% Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Social Workers, All Other U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 5.8% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 5% De-Alcoholizer
Occupation: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: De-Alcoholizer

27 Addiction Counseling careers are listed below (sorted by U.S. National Median Salary). Addiction Counseling-related jobs specific to each occupation are also provided. Please Scroll and Select below::

Occupations National Median Salary Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs

Psychiatrists $ 239,200 Addiction Psychiatrist
Occupation: Psychiatrists National Median Salary: $ 239,200 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Psychiatrist
Preventive Medicine Physicians $ 236,000 Environmental Health Physician
Occupation: Preventive Medicine Physicians National Median Salary: $ 236,000 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Physician
Compliance Managers $ 133,560 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Occupation: Compliance Managers National Median Salary: $ 133,560 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Nurse Practitioners $ 126,260 Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Occupation: Nurse Practitioners National Median Salary: $ 126,260 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Medical and Health Services Managers $ 110,680 Mental Health Program Manager
Occupation: Medical and Health Services Managers National Median Salary: $ 110,680 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Program Manager
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $ 105,650 Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 105,650 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $ 103,690 Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Occupation: Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors National Median Salary: $ 103,690 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists $ 96,100 Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Occupation: Clinical and Counseling Psychologists National Median Salary: $ 96,100 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses $ 86,070 Adult PMHNP (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Adult Psychiatric Mental Health APRN (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (BC PMH-CNS); Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Family Psychiatric Mental Health NP); Mental Health Nurse; PMH-APRN (Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); PMHNP (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMH-CNS)
Occupation: Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses National Median Salary: $ 86,070 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Adult PMHNP (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Adult Psychiatric Mental Health APRN (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (BC PMH-CNS); Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Family Psychiatric Mental Health NP); Mental Health Nurse; PMH-APRN (Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); PMHNP (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMH-CNS)
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $ 81,140 Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists National Median Salary: $ 81,140 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $ 78,980 Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health National Median Salary: $ 78,980 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Environmental Compliance Inspectors $ 75,670 Environmental Health and Safety Advisor (EH & S)
Occupation: Environmental Compliance Inspectors National Median Salary: $ 75,670 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Advisor (EH & S)
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers $ 72,280 Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Occupation: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers National Median Salary: $ 72,280 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Social Workers, All Other $ 63,770 Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Social Workers, All Other National Median Salary: $ 63,770 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors $ 61,710 Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Occupation: Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors National Median Salary: $ 61,710 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $ 57,920 Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians National Median Salary: $ 57,920 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Technologist
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $ 55,960 Addictions Counselor; Alcoholism Worker; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers National Median Salary: $ 55,960 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor; Alcoholism Worker; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $ 50,660 Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health National Median Salary: $ 50,660 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $ 49,690 Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other National Median Salary: $ 49,690 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Community Health Workers $ 48,200 Mental Health Advocate
Occupation: Community Health Workers National Median Salary: $ 48,200 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Advocate
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $ 48,120 De-Alcoholizer
Occupation: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders National Median Salary: $ 48,120 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: De-Alcoholizer
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other $ 47,470 Environmental Health Technician
Occupation: Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other National Median Salary: $ 47,470 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Technician
Counselors, All Other $ 46,130 Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Counselors, All Other National Median Salary: $ 46,130 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $ 44,490 Environmental Health Aide; Mental Health Assistant
Occupation: Healthcare Support Workers, All Other National Median Salary: $ 44,490 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Aide; Mental Health Assistant
Social and Human Service Assistants $ 41,410 Addictions Counselor Assistant
Occupation: Social and Human Service Assistants National Median Salary: $ 41,410 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor Assistant
Psychiatric Technicians $ 39,700 Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); MHA (Mental Health Assistant); MHW (Mental Health Worker)
Occupation: Psychiatric Technicians National Median Salary: $ 39,700 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); MHA (Mental Health Assistant); MHW (Mental Health Worker)
Psychiatric Aides $ 39,160 Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW)
Occupation: Psychiatric Aides National Median Salary: $ 39,160 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW)

26 Addiction Counseling careers are listed (sorted by Education/Preparation Requirements - descending) to provide career ladders. Addiction Counseling-related jobs specific to each career are also provided.

Education/Preparation Categories:
5 = Usually requires graduate school (e.g., Master's degree, Ph.D., M.D., or J.D.)
4 = Usually requires a four-year Bachelor's degree
3 = Usually requires vocational training, related on-the-job experience, or Associate's degree
2 = Usually requires a high school diploma
1 = May require a high school diploma or GED certificate
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Occupations Education/Preparation Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs

Nurse Practitioners 5 Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Occupation: Nurse Practitioners Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 5 Addiction Counselor; Addiction Therapist; Addictions Counselor; Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Alcoholic Counselor; Certified Abuse and Drug Addiction Counselor; Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC); Certified Alcohol Counselor; Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC); Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (ADAC); Certified Drug Counselor; Drug Abuse Counselor; Drug and Alcohol Therapist; Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS); Drug Counselor; Drug or Alcohol Abuse Human Relations Counselor; Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)
Occupation: Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Counselor; Addiction Therapist; Addictions Counselor; Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Alcoholic Counselor; Certified Abuse and Drug Addiction Counselor; Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC); Certified Alcohol Counselor; Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC); Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (ADAC); Certified Drug Counselor; Drug Abuse Counselor; Drug and Alcohol Therapist; Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS); Drug Counselor; Drug or Alcohol Abuse Human Relations Counselor; Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)
Psychiatrists 5 Addiction Psychiatrist
Occupation: Psychiatrists Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Psychiatrist
Preventive Medicine Physicians 5 Environmental Health Physician
Occupation: Preventive Medicine Physicians Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Physician
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses 5 Adult PMHNP (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Adult Psychiatric Mental Health APRN (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (BC PMH-CNS); Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Family Psychiatric Mental Health NP); Mental Health Nurse; PMH-APRN (Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); PMHNP (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMH-CNS)
Occupation: Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Adult PMHNP (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Adult Psychiatric Mental Health APRN (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (BC PMH-CNS); Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Family Psychiatric Mental Health NP); Mental Health Nurse; PMH-APRN (Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); PMHNP (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMH-CNS)
Mental Health Counselors 5 Clinical Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC); Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Licensed Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Program Specialist; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Mental Health Counselors Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Clinical Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC); Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Licensed Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Program Specialist; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Therapist
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 5 Addictions Counselor; Alcoholism Worker; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor; Alcoholism Worker; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 5 Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Occupation: Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors 5 Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Occupation: Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Compliance Managers 4 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Occupation: Compliance Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten 4 Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher
Special Education Teachers, Elementary School 4 Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Elementary School Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher
Social and Human Service Assistants 4 Addictions Counselor Assistant
Occupation: Social and Human Service Assistants Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor Assistant
Community Health Workers 4 Mental Health Advocate
Occupation: Community Health Workers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Advocate
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors 4 Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Occupation: Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 4 Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Environmental Compliance Inspectors 4 Environmental Health and Safety Advisor (EH & S)
Occupation: Environmental Compliance Inspectors Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Advisor (EH & S)
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 4 Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Medical and Health Services Managers 4 Mental Health Program Manager
Occupation: Medical and Health Services Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Program Manager
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 4 Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 3 Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Occupation: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers Education/Preparation: 3 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 3 Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Education/Preparation: 3 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist); Environmental Health Technologist
Psychiatric Technicians 3 Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); MHA (Mental Health Assistant); MHW (Mental Health Worker)
Occupation: Psychiatric Technicians Education/Preparation: 3 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); MHA (Mental Health Assistant); MHW (Mental Health Worker)
Psychiatric Aides 2 Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW)
Occupation: Psychiatric Aides Education/Preparation: 2 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW)
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2 De-Alcoholizer
Occupation: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Education/Preparation: 2 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: De-Alcoholizer

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Addiction Counselor
Addiction Psychiatrist
Addiction Therapist
Addictions Counselor
Addictions Counselor Assistant
Adult PMHNP (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Adult Psychiatric Mental Health APRN (Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse)
Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Alcoholic Counselor
Alcoholism Worker
Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (BC PMH-CNS)
Certified Abuse and Drug Addiction Counselor
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC)
Certified Alcohol Counselor
Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC)
Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (ADAC)
Certified Drug Counselor
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Community Mental Health Social Worker
Community Mental Health Worker
De-Alcoholizer
Drug Abuse Counselor
Drug and Alcohol Therapist
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS)
Drug Counselor
Drug or Alcohol Abuse Human Relations Counselor
Environmental Health Aide
Environmental Health and Safety Advisor (EH & S)
Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator)
Environmental Health and Safety Director
Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer)
Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Environmental Health and Safety Officer
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Environmental Health Inspector
Environmental Health Officer (EHO)
Environmental Health Physician
Environmental Health Sanitarian
Environmental Health Specialist
Environmental Health Technician
Environmental Health Technologist
Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Family Psychiatric Mental Health NP)
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Licensed Mental Health Therapist
Mental Health Advocate
Mental Health Aide (MHA)
Mental Health Aides Teacher
Mental Health Assistant
Mental Health Associate
Mental Health Case Manager
Mental Health Clinician
Mental Health Consultant
Mental Health Counselor
Mental Health Nurse
Mental Health Orderly
Mental Health Practitioner
Mental Health Professional
Mental Health Program Assistant
Mental Health Program Manager
Mental Health Program Specialist
Mental Health Social Worker
Mental Health Specialist
Mental Health Technician (MHT)
Mental Health Therapist
Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Mental Health Worker
Mental Health Worker (MHW)
MHA (Mental Health Assistant)
MHW (Mental Health Worker)
PMH-APRN (Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurse)
PMHNP (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Psychiatric Mental Health NP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse)
Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (PMH-CNS)
Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher
Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)


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