Sample 1 - State of California

List of Industries Employing Mental Health Counselors

The following industries employ Mental Health Counselors ,  SOC Code  21-1014  (3).   The experience/education usually required by most employers for this occupation is Master's degree  (4).  This list is sorted by the 2010 employment from largest to smallest.   Return to the Search Page.

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Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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Residential Mental Health Facilities   (NAICS 623200 ) 2,800 3,300 500
Individual and Family Services   (NAICS 624100 ) 1,600 2,200 600
Local Government   (NAICS 999300 ) 1,500 1,600 100
Outpatient Care Centers   (NAICS 621400 ) 800 1,100 300
Offices of Other Health Practitioners   (NAICS 621300 ) 300 400 100
State Government   (NAICS 999200 ) 300 300 0
Other Residential Care Facilities   (NAICS 623900 ) 300 300 0
Emergency and Other Relief Services   (NAICS 624200 ) 200 200 0
Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals   (NAICS 622200 ) 200 200 0
Management of Companies and Enterprises   (NAICS 550000 ) 100 100 0
Industry (NAICS) (2) Employment in California (1)
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General Medical and Surgical Hospitals   (NAICS 622100 ) 100 100 0
Vocational Rehabilitation Services   (NAICS 624300 ) 100 100 0
Home Health Care Services   (NAICS 621600 ) 0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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