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In North Carolina:

Employment data for Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors.

Employment (2018)
8,370 employees
Projected employment (2028)
10,120 employees
Projected growth (2018-2028)
21%
Projected annual job openings (2018-2028)
1,120

In the United States:

Employment data for Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors.

Employment (2020)
327,500 employees
Projected employment (2030)
402,600 employees
Projected growth (2020-2030)
23% Much faster than average
Projected annual job openings (2020-2030)
41,000

North Carolina source: Projections Central 2018-2028 long-term projections external site. United States source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020-2030 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period. "Projected annual job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.