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Wisconsin Healthcare Careers

Mental health counselor

Mental health counselors advise people on a range of issues, such as those relating to alcoholism, addictions or depression.

The median annual pay is $54,330 per year in Wisconsin, and it is expected that the need for this position will increase by 18% (much faster than average) in the next 10 years.

A bachelor's degree is required to become a mental health counselor.

Most work full time, although part-time work is common. In some settings, such as inpatient or residential facilities, they may need to work evenings, nights or weekends.

You may be a good fit for this opportunity if you excel in communication skills, compassion, interpersonal skills, listening skills and patience.

Wisconsin Healthcare Careers: Job Profile

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