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Employment + Professional Organizations

Information About the Profession

Employment Information

Graduates of the Rehabilitation & Disability Studies program are employed in a variety of positions providing direct client services. Examples of job titles include:

  • caseworker
  • advocate
  • mental health technician
  • addictions counselor
  • job coach
  • case manager

The federal O*NET online source provides these statistics for Social and Human Services Assistants:

  • Median wages (2011): $28,740
  • Projected growth (2010-2020): Faster than average (20% to 28%)
  • Top industries (2010): Health Care, Social Assistance, Government