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Addiction Counseling Careers and Jobs

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


Here is a more detailed 3-minute 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 155 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 jobs
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply explore the list of jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered to be of interest.
Once you have identified an job of interest, simply click on it.

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

Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.

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
Career Start: Provides up to 10 careers requiring similar capabilities and interests (for starting a similar career)
Career Change: Provides up to 10 careers requiring similar skills and experience (for changing a career).

** 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

38 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% Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
Occupation: Nurse Practitioners U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 52.2% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
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
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 16.9% Mental Health Researcher
Occupation: Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 16.9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Researcher
Social and Human Service Assistants 16.6% Addiction Counselor; Addictions Counselor Assistant; Certified Drug Addiction Counselor; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Technician; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Social and Human Service Assistants U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 16.6% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Counselor; Addictions Counselor Assistant; Certified Drug Addiction Counselor; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Technician; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Marriage and Family Therapists 16.4% Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Therapist; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Marriage and Family Therapists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 16.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Therapist; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Recreation Workers 16.3% Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Recreation Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 16.3% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Worker
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 14.9% Addictions Counselor; Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Adult Mental Health Case Manager; Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp); Alcoholism Worker; Case Manager, Mental Health; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Specialist; 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; Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Adult Mental Health Case Manager; Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp); Alcoholism Worker; Case Manager, Mental Health; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Specialist; 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
Healthcare Social Workers 13.2% Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Healthcare Social Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 13.2% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Therapist
Psychiatric Technicians 12.8% Mental Health Assistant (MHA); Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselor- Advanced; Mental Health Nurse (RN); Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor; Mental Health Program Director; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Specialist/Counselor; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Occupation: Psychiatric Technicians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.8% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Assistant (MHA); Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselor- Advanced; Mental Health Nurse (RN); Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor; Mental Health Program Director; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Specialist/Counselor; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 12.6% Children Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Professional
Occupation: Child, Family, and School Social Workers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.6% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Children Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Professional
Psychiatrists 12.5% Addiction Psychiatrist
Occupation: Psychiatrists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Psychiatrist
Health Education Specialists 12.4% Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist; Mental Health Project Manager
Occupation: Health Education Specialists U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist; Mental Health Project Manager
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 12.1% SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Preschool U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 12.1% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors 11.5% Mental Health Counselor; 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: Mental Health Counselor; Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 10.6% EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist); Environmental Health Services Director; Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health Supervisor
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.6% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist); Environmental Health Services Director; Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health Supervisor
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
Rehabilitation Counselors 10.4% Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor
Occupation: Rehabilitation Counselors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 10.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 9% Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Engineer; Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Engineer; Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health Technologist
Registered Nurses 9% Mental Health Nurse Ii
Occupation: Registered Nurses U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Nurse Ii
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
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 8.9% Addiction & Prevention Specialist
Occupation: Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.9% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction & Prevention Specialist
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 8.4% Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health and Safety 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: Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist; Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 7.7% Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Secondary School U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.7% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 7.6% Addiction Studies Professor; Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.6% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Studies Professor; Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Special Education Teachers, Middle School 7.5% BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Middle School U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.5% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Psychiatric Aides 7.4% Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor; Lead Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselors; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW); Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort); Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader; Senior Lead Mental Health Technician; Senior Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Psychiatric Aides U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 7.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor; Lead Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselors; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW); Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort); Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader; Senior Lead Mental Health Technician; Senior Mental Health Worker
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 Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Safety Manager; 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 Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Safety Manager; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Emergency Management Directors 6.2% Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Occupation: Emergency Management Directors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.2% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Manager
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 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 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
Environmental Engineers 3.7% Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Occupation: Environmental Engineers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 3.7% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 3.4% Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 3.4% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Chief Executives -5.7% Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator; Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Occupation: Chief Executives U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -5.7% Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator; Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission

40 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

Chief Executives $ 185,950 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator; Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Occupation: Chief Executives National Median Salary: $ 185,950 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator; Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers $ 149,530 Alcohol Manager
Occupation: Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers National Median Salary: $ 149,530 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol Manager
Nurse Practitioners $ 111,680 Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
Occupation: Nurse Practitioners National Median Salary: $ 111,680 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
Medical and Health Services Managers $ 104,280 Mental Health Program Manager
Occupation: Medical and Health Services Managers National Median Salary: $ 104,280 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Program Manager
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $ 99,090 Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 99,090 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors $ 94,240 Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Occupation: Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors National Median Salary: $ 94,240 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator); Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer); Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Environmental Engineers $ 92,120 Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Occupation: Environmental Engineers National Median Salary: $ 92,120 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists $ 91,510 Mental Health Researcher
Occupation: Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists National Median Salary: $ 91,510 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Researcher
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists $ 76,340 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Safety Manager; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists National Median Salary: $ 76,340 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Safety Manager; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Emergency Management Directors $ 76,250 Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Occupation: Emergency Management Directors National Median Salary: $ 76,250 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary $ 75,610 Addiction Studies Professor; Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 75,610 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Studies Professor; Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Registered Nurses $ 75,330 Mental Health Nurse Ii
Occupation: Registered Nurses National Median Salary: $ 75,330 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Nurse Ii
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses $ 75,330 Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Mental Health Service; Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Mental Health Nurse; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (Psychiatric/Mental Health CNS)
Occupation: Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses National Median Salary: $ 75,330 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Mental Health Service; Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Mental Health Nurse; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (Psychiatric/Mental Health CNS)
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $ 73,230 Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist; Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health National Median Salary: $ 73,230 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist; Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary $ 71,570 Addiction & Prevention Specialist
Occupation: Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 71,570 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction & Prevention Specialist
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers $ 65,540 Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Occupation: Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers National Median Salary: $ 65,540 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Social Workers, All Other $ 64,210 Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Social Workers, All Other National Median Salary: $ 64,210 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School $ 62,320 Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Secondary School National Median Salary: $ 62,320 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Special Education Teachers, Middle School $ 61,820 BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Middle School National Median Salary: $ 61,820 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Special Education Teachers, Preschool $ 61,400 SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Preschool National Median Salary: $ 61,400 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors $ 58,120 Mental Health Counselor; Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Occupation: Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors National Median Salary: $ 58,120 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Counselor; Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Healthcare Social Workers $ 57,630 Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Healthcare Social Workers National Median Salary: $ 57,630 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Therapist
Health Education Specialists $ 56,500 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist; Mental Health Project Manager
Occupation: Health Education Specialists National Median Salary: $ 56,500 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist; Mental Health Project Manager
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary $ 55,620 Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary National Median Salary: $ 55,620 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians $ 53,340 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Engineer; Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians National Median Salary: $ 53,340 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Engineer; Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health Technologist
Marriage and Family Therapists $ 51,340 Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Therapist; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Marriage and Family Therapists National Median Salary: $ 51,340 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Therapist; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Child, Family, and School Social Workers $ 48,430 Children Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Professional
Occupation: Child, Family, and School Social Workers National Median Salary: $ 48,430 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Children Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Professional
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health $ 46,850 EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist); Environmental Health Services Director; Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health Supervisor
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health National Median Salary: $ 46,850 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist); Environmental Health Services Director; Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health Supervisor
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other $ 46,770 Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other National Median Salary: $ 46,770 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Counselors, All Other $ 45,760 Mental Health Consultant
Occupation: Counselors, All Other National Median Salary: $ 45,760 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Consultant
Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders $ 43,100 De-Alcoholizer
Occupation: Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders National Median Salary: $ 43,100 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: De-Alcoholizer
Community Health Workers $ 42,000 Mental Health Advocate
Occupation: Community Health Workers National Median Salary: $ 42,000 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Advocate
Healthcare Support Workers, All Other $ 39,530 Environmental Health Aide; Mental Health Assistant
Occupation: Healthcare Support Workers, All Other National Median Salary: $ 39,530 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Aide; Mental Health Assistant
Social and Human Service Assistants $ 38,620 Addiction Counselor; Addictions Counselor Assistant; Certified Drug Addiction Counselor; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Technician; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Social and Human Service Assistants National Median Salary: $ 38,620 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Counselor; Addictions Counselor Assistant; Certified Drug Addiction Counselor; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Technician; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers $ 37,760 Addictions Counselor; Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Adult Mental Health Case Manager; Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp); Alcoholism Worker; Case Manager, Mental Health; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers National Median Salary: $ 37,760 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor; Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Adult Mental Health Case Manager; Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp); Alcoholism Worker; Case Manager, Mental Health; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Rehabilitation Counselors $ 37,530 Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor
Occupation: Rehabilitation Counselors National Median Salary: $ 37,530 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor
Psychiatric Technicians $ 35,030 Mental Health Assistant (MHA); Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselor- Advanced; Mental Health Nurse (RN); Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor; Mental Health Program Director; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Specialist/Counselor; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Occupation: Psychiatric Technicians National Median Salary: $ 35,030 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Assistant (MHA); Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselor- Advanced; Mental Health Nurse (RN); Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor; Mental Health Program Director; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Specialist/Counselor; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Psychiatric Aides $ 28,880 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor; Lead Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselors; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW); Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort); Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader; Senior Lead Mental Health Technician; Senior Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Psychiatric Aides National Median Salary: $ 28,880 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor; Lead Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselors; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW); Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort); Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader; Senior Lead Mental Health Technician; Senior Mental Health Worker
Recreation Workers $ 28,440 Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Recreation Workers National Median Salary: $ 28,440 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Worker
Psychiatrists $ Addiction Psychiatrist
Occupation: Psychiatrists National Median Salary: $ Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Psychiatrist

43 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

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses 5 Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Mental Health Service; Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Mental Health Nurse; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (Psychiatric/Mental Health CNS)
Occupation: Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Mental Health Service; Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Mental Health Nurse; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse); Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist; Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (Psychiatric/Mental Health CNS)
Chief Executives 5 Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator; Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Occupation: Chief Executives Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator; Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists 5 Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Occupation: Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Professional; Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors 5 Mental Health Counselor; Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Occupation: Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Counselor; Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
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
Healthcare Social Workers 5 Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Healthcare Social Workers Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapists 5 Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Therapist; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Occupation: Marriage and Family Therapists Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Therapist; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Medical and Health Services Managers 5 Mental Health Program Manager
Occupation: Medical and Health Services Managers Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Program Manager
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 5 Mental Health Researcher
Occupation: Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Researcher
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 5 Addictions Counselor; Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Adult Mental Health Case Manager; Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp); Alcoholism Worker; Case Manager, Mental Health; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addictions Counselor; Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Adult Mental Health Case Manager; Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp); Alcoholism Worker; Case Manager, Mental Health; Community Mental Health Social Worker; Community Mental Health Worker; Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Case Manager; Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Practitioner; Mental Health Social Worker; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Mental Health Counselors 5 Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC); Clinical Mental Health Counselor; College Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC); Licensed Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); 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 Therapist Team Leader; Mental Health/Mental Retardation Supports Coordinator (MH/MR Supports Coordinator); Substance Abuse/Mental Health Clinician
Occupation: Mental Health Counselors Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC); Clinical Mental Health Counselor; College Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC); Licensed Mental Health Counselor; Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); 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 Therapist Team Leader; Mental Health/Mental Retardation Supports Coordinator (MH/MR Supports Coordinator); Substance Abuse/Mental Health Clinician
Nurse Practitioners 5 Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
Occupation: Nurse Practitioners Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
Preventive Medicine Physicians 5 Environmental Health Physician
Occupation: Preventive Medicine Physicians Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health Physician
Psychiatrists 5 Addiction Psychiatrist
Occupation: Psychiatrists Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Psychiatrist
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Addiction & Prevention Specialist
Occupation: Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction & Prevention Specialist
Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary 5 Addiction Studies Professor; Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Occupation: Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Studies Professor; Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Special Education Teachers, Preschool 5 SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Preschool Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors 5 Addiction Counselor; Addiction Specialist; Addiction Therapist; Addictions Counselor; Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (AOD Counselor); Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor/Educator (AOD Counselor/Educator); Alcoholic Counselor; Certified Abuse and Drug Addiction Counselor; Certified Addictions Counselor; Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC); Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC); Certified Alcohol Counselor; Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC); Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor/Director; Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Certified Drug Counselor; Drug & Alcohol Counselor; Drug Abuse Counselor; Drug Aftercare Counselor; Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist; Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist; Drug and Alcohol Specialist; Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS); Drug Counselor; Drug or Alcohol Abuse Human Relations Counselor; License Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS); Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC); Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Case Manager (LADC/Case Manager); Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor; Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor; Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS); Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC); Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Therapist; Pre-Enrollment Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (Pre-Enrollment AOD Counselor); Prison Drug Counselor; Rehabilitation Technician, Alcohol & Drugs; Senior Counselor, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Specialist
Occupation: Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors Education/Preparation: 5 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Counselor; Addiction Specialist; Addiction Therapist; Addictions Counselor; Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (AOD Counselor); Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor/Educator (AOD Counselor/Educator); Alcoholic Counselor; Certified Abuse and Drug Addiction Counselor; Certified Addictions Counselor; Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC); Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC); Certified Alcohol Counselor; Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC); Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor/Director; Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor; Certified Drug Counselor; Drug & Alcohol Counselor; Drug Abuse Counselor; Drug Aftercare Counselor; Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist; Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist; Drug and Alcohol Specialist; Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS); Drug Counselor; Drug or Alcohol Abuse Human Relations Counselor; License Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS); Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC); Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor; Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Case Manager (LADC/Case Manager); Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor; Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor; Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS); Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC); Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Therapist; Pre-Enrollment Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (Pre-Enrollment AOD Counselor); Prison Drug Counselor; Rehabilitation Technician, Alcohol & Drugs; Senior Counselor, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Specialist
Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers 4 Alcohol Manager
Occupation: Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol Manager
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 4 Children Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Professional
Occupation: Child, Family, and School Social Workers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Children Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Professional
Community Health Workers 4 Mental Health Advocate
Occupation: Community Health Workers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Advocate
Compliance Managers 4 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHSO)
Occupation: Compliance Managers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHSO)
Emergency Management Directors 4 Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Occupation: Emergency Management Directors Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Environmental Engineers 4 Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Occupation: Environmental Engineers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 4 EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist); Environmental Health Services Director; Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health Supervisor
Occupation: Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist); Environmental Health Services Director; Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health Supervisor
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 4 Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist; Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist; Environmental Health and Safety Specialist; Environmental Health Specialist; Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
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 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 Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Health Education Specialists 4 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist; Mental Health Project Manager
Occupation: Health Education Specialists Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist; Mental Health Project Manager
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 4 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Safety Manager; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health and Safety Officer; Environmental Health Inspector; Environmental Health Safety Manager; Environmental Health Sanitarian; Environmental Health Technologist
Recreation Workers 4 Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Recreation Workers Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Worker
Registered Nurses 4 Mental Health Nurse Ii
Occupation: Registered Nurses Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Nurse Ii
Rehabilitation Counselors 4 Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor
Occupation: Rehabilitation Counselors Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Clinician; Mental Health Counselor
Social and Human Service Assistants 4 Addiction Counselor; Addictions Counselor Assistant; Certified Drug Addiction Counselor; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Technician; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Social and Human Service Assistants Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Addiction Counselor; Addictions Counselor Assistant; Certified Drug Addiction Counselor; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Technician; Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker
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
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, Middle School 4 BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Middle School Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 4 Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Occupation: Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Education/Preparation: 4 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher; Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary 3 Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupation: Career/Technical Education Teachers, Postsecondary Education/Preparation: 3 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Aides Teacher
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 3 Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Engineer; Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health Technologist
Occupation: Occupational Health and Safety Technicians Education/Preparation: 3 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Environmental Health and Safety Director; Environmental Health and Safety Engineer; Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader); Environmental Health and Safety Manager; Environmental Health Technologist
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)
Psychiatric Technicians 3 Mental Health Assistant (MHA); Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselor- Advanced; Mental Health Nurse (RN); Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor; Mental Health Program Director; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Specialist/Counselor; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Occupation: Psychiatric Technicians Education/Preparation: 3 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Mental Health Assistant (MHA); Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselor- Advanced; Mental Health Nurse (RN); Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor; Mental Health Program Director; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Specialist/Counselor; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Therapist; Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Psychiatric Aides 2 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor; Lead Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselors; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW); Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort); Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader; Senior Lead Mental Health Technician; Senior Mental Health Worker
Occupation: Psychiatric Aides Education/Preparation: 2 Addiction Counseling-Related Jobs: Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor; Lead Mental Health Worker; Mental Health Aide (MHA); Mental Health Assistant; Mental Health Associate; Mental Health Counselor; Mental Health Counselors; Mental Health Orderly; Mental Health Program Assistant; Mental Health Specialist; Mental Health Technician (MHT); Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant; Mental Health Worker (MHW); Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort); Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader; Senior Lead Mental Health Technician; Senior Mental Health Worker
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 & Prevention Specialist
Addiction Counselor
Addiction Psychiatrist
Addiction Specialist
Addiction Studies Professor
Addiction Studies Program Coordinator
Addiction Therapist
Addictions Counselor
Addictions Counselor Assistant
Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Adult Mental Health Case Manager
Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Addictions (APRN, Addictions)
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Assistance Program Administrator
Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor
Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Supervisor
Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (AOD Counselor)
Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor/Educator (AOD Counselor/Educator)
Alcohol Counseling Therapist (Alcohol Couns Thrp)
Alcohol Law Enforcement Agent (ALE Agent)
Alcohol Manager
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Prevention Specialist
Alcoholic Counselor
Alcoholism Worker
BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
Case Manager, Mental Health
Certified Abuse and Drug Addiction Counselor
Certified Addictions Counselor
Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADAC)
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADAC)
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC)
Certified Alcohol Counselor
Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC)
Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor/Director
Certified Drug Addiction Counselor
Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Certified Drug Counselor
Chairman of Alcohol and Tobacco Commission
Chief Registered Environmental Health Specialist
Children Mental Health Therapist
Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Mental Health Service
College Mental Health Counselor
Community Mental Health Social Worker
Community Mental Health Worker
De-Alcoholizer
Drug & Alcohol Counselor
Drug Abuse Counselor
Drug Aftercare Counselor
Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Specialist
Drug and Alcohol Specialist
Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist (DATS)
Drug Counselor
Drug or Alcohol Abuse Human Relations Counselor
Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist
EHS Specialist (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist)
Emotional and Behavioral Disorder Teacher
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Teacher (EBD Teacher)
Environmental Health Aide
Environmental Health and Engineering Director
Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS Coordinator)
Environmental Health and Safety Director
Environmental Health and Safety Engineer
Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHS Engineer)
Environmental Health and Safety Leader (EHS Leader)
Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Environmental Health and Safety Officer
Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHSO)
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (EHS Specialist)
Environmental Health Inspector
Environmental Health Physician
Environmental Health Safety Manager
Environmental Health Sanitarian
Environmental Health Services Director
Environmental Health Specialist
Environmental Health Supervisor
Environmental Health Technician
Environmental Health Technologist
Family Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Lead Mental Health Worker
License Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS)
Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Case Manager (LADC/Case Manager)
Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor
Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor
Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS)
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC)
Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor (LADC)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Mental Health Advocate
Mental Health Aide (MHA)
Mental Health Aides Teacher
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Therapist
Mental Health Assistant
Mental Health Assistant (MHA)
Mental Health Associate
Mental Health Case Manager
Mental Health Clinician
Mental Health Consultant
Mental Health Counselor
Mental Health Counselor- Advanced
Mental Health Counselors
Mental Health Nurse
Mental Health Nurse (RN)
Mental Health Nurse Ii
Mental Health Orderly
Mental Health Practitioner
Mental Health Professional
Mental Health Professional Counselor Supervisor
Mental Health Program Assistant
Mental Health Program Director
Mental Health Program Manager
Mental Health Program Specialist
Mental Health Project Manager
Mental Health Researcher
Mental Health Social Worker
Mental Health Specialist
Mental Health Specialist/Counselor
Mental Health Technician
Mental Health Technician (MHT)
Mental Health Technician/Medical Assistant
Mental Health Therapist
Mental Health Therapist Team Leader
Mental Health Unit Psychologist
Mental Health Worker
Mental Health Worker (MHW)
Mental Health Worker Escort (MHW Escort)
Mental Health Worker-Groups Leader
Mental Health Worker/Unit Clerk
Mental Health/Mental Retardation Supports Coordinator (MH/MR Supports Coordinator)
Pre-Enrollment Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (Pre-Enrollment AOD Counselor)
Prison Drug Counselor
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse)
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (Psychiatric/Mental Health CNS)
Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS)
Rehabilitation Technician, Alcohol & Drugs
SEBD Teacher (Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher)
Senior Counselor, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Specialist
Senior Lead Mental Health Technician
Senior Mental Health Worker
Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher
Students Okay Without Drugs and Alcohol Counselor (SODA Counselor)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Therapist
Substance Abuse/Mental Health Clinician


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