Numbers of Community and Social Service Occupations in National

Occupation group

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 1,523,890
2002 1,576,980
2003 1,615,610
2004 1,673,740
2005 1,692,950
2006 1,749,210
2007 1,793,040
2008 1,861,750
2009 1,891,320
2010 1,901,180
2011 1,890,410
2012 1,882,080
2013 1,901,730
2014 1,930,750
2015 1,972,140
2016 2,019,250
2017 2,096,740
2018 2,171,820

Individual occupations

Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists

Year Number
2012 1,811,660
2013 1,830,190
2014 1,857,280
2015 1,895,770
2016 1,941,090
2017 2,017,250
2018 2,090,700

Counselors

Year Number
2012 598,250
2013 601,300
2014 613,750
2015 628,820
2016 659,890
2017 687,150
2018 735,100

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors

Year Number
2001 61,580
2002 63,310
2003 65,170
2004 68,880
2005 72,210
2006 75,940
2007 76,830
2008 79,180
2009 78,470
2010 77,940
2011 76,600
2012 80,130
2013 83,120
2014 85,180
2015 87,090
2016 91,040

Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Year Number
2001 201,500
2002 208,340
2003 214,360
2004 220,690
2005 214,160
2006 226,720
2007 232,260
2008 243,100
2009 251,050
2010 246,890
2011 244,560
2012 237,480
2013 241,870
2014 246,280
2015 253,460
2016 260,670
2017 271,350
2018 285,460

Marriage and Family Therapists

Year Number
2001 20,380
2002 22,130
2003 22,150
2004 20,710
2005 18,500
2006 21,330
2007 23,340
2008 24,520
2009 26,450
2010 33,050
2011 33,990
2012 34,270
2013 29,060
2014 30,150
2015 32,070
2016 36,960
2017 42,880
2018 48,520

Mental Health Counselors

Year Number
2001 72,590
2002 81,030
2003 83,450
2004 89,300
2005 87,220
2006 91,830
2007 95,970
2008 104,650
2009 106,920
2010 110,300
2011 114,180
2012 115,080
2013 115,580
2014 120,010
2015 128,200
2016 139,820

Rehabilitation Counselors

Year Number
2001 105,450
2002 110,580
2003 115,690
2004 115,150
2005 117,230
2006 121,380
2007 123,890
2008 112,700
2009 112,690
2010 111,490
2011 110,690
2012 104,070
2013 103,840
2014 103,890
2015 101,630
2016 103,030
2017 103,840
2018 106,860

Counselors, All Other

Year Number
2004 21,970
2005 21,390
2006 24,260
2007 28,900
2008 29,980
2009 30,900
2010 28,140
2011 27,140
2012 27,220
2013 27,830
2014 28,240
2015 26,370
2016 28,380
2017 27,150
2018 26,530

Social Workers

Year Number
2012 582,270
2013 591,240
2014 603,300
2015 619,300
2016 631,730
2017 644,290
2018 662,550

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

Year Number
2001 257,080
2002 259,990
2003 256,160
2004 250,790
2005 256,430
2006 262,830
2007 265,090
2008 274,140
2009 277,670
2010 276,100
2011 276,510
2012 273,920
2013 276,760
2014 286,520
2015 294,080
2016 298,840
2017 306,370
2018 320,170

Healthcare Social Workers

Year Number
2001 103,490
2002 103,180
2003 103,270
2004 103,180
2005 112,220
2006 116,750
2007 120,060
2008 131,730
2009 133,510
2010 143,080
2011 133,890
2012 140,000
2013 141,830
2014 145,920
2015 155,590
2016 159,310
2017 167,730
2018 168,190

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

Year Number
2001 85,550
2002 91,240
2003 96,990
2004 108,950
2005 120,140
2006 114,820
2007 118,690
2008 131,010
2009 127,140
2010 119,960
2011 115,390
2012 109,920
2013 110,010
2014 109,460
2015 110,070
2016 114,040
2017 112,040
2018 116,750

Social Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 60,120
2005 60,940
2006 61,270
2007 64,990
2008 68,230
2009 73,250
2010 69,920
2011 63,110
2012 58,430
2013 62,640
2014 61,410
2015 59,570
2016 59,540
2017 58,150
2018 57,440

Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists

Year Number
2012 631,150
2013 637,660
2014 640,230
2015 647,650
2016 649,470
2017 685,810
2018 693,040

Health Educators

Year Number
2011 56,610
2012 55,270
2013 56,720
2014 57,020
2015 57,570
2016 57,570
2017 58,040
2018 58,780

Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists

Year Number
2001 78,640
2002 78,990
2003 86,810
2004 89,170
2005 90,600
2006 89,650
2007 94,120
2008 97,130
2009 92,910
2010 89,900
2011 88,520
2012 86,780
2013 86,810
2014 86,810
2015 87,950
2016 87,500
2017 87,700
2018 87,660

Social and Human Service Assistants

Year Number
2001 283,060
2002 291,410
2003 300,310
2004 331,860
2005 313,210
2006 318,620
2007 316,380
2008 332,880
2009 344,050
2010 357,500
2011 359,860
2012 351,400
2013 355,500
2014 354,800
2015 359,350
2016 360,650
2017 384,080
2018 392,300

Community Health Workers

Year Number
2001 43,890
2002 43,240
2003 42,780
2004 46,490
2005 51,970
2006 57,900
2007 61,290
2008 62,120
2009 63,320
2010 58,150
2012 38,020
2013 45,800
2014 47,880
2015 48,130
2016 51,900
2017 54,760
2018 56,130

Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other

Year Number
2004 89,250
2005 99,860
2006 107,380
2007 109,970
2008 107,910
2009 109,120
2012 99,680
2013 92,830
2014 93,710
2015 94,670
2016 91,860
2017 101,230
2018 98,170

Religious Workers

Year Number
2012 70,410
2013 71,540
2014 73,470
2015 76,370
2016 78,160
2017 79,490
2018 81,120

Clergy

Year Number
2001 32,940
2002 36,450
2003 38,170
2004 35,790
2005 36,590
2006 37,820
2007 40,960
2008 42,040
2009 42,670
2010 42,820
2011 42,560
2012 44,000
2013 45,020
2014 46,510
2015 48,250
2016 49,320
2017 49,850
2018 50,960

Directors, Religious Activities and Education

Year Number
2001 12,120
2002 13,120
2003 11,840
2004 12,620
2005 13,610
2006 14,750
2007 14,780
2008 14,790
2009 15,060
2010 16,840
2011 17,560
2012 18,310
2013 18,600
2014 18,850
2015 20,280
2016 20,590
2017 21,430
2018 21,700

Religious Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 8,810
2005 6,670
2006 5,990
2007 5,520
2008 5,640
2009 6,140
2010 7,090
2011 7,660
2012 8,110
2013 7,920
2014 8,110
2015 7,840
2016 8,250
2017 8,210
2018 8,460