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ACAP’s counselling courses can lead you to various fulfilling career paths. From mental health and well-being to grief and bereavement, the possibilities are endless with a qualification in counselling. Find out about typical occupations and salaries below, based on industry data.

Job Title/Average Salary Job Title/Average Salary
Addictive Behaviour: $104,741~ Behaviour support: $80,000- $100,000`
Carer Support: $67,555* Child and adolescence: $89,221~
Child protection: $65,000- $75,000^ Counsellor: $80,000- $95,000^
Community workers: $68,411* Crisis support: $74,000 **
Disability support workers: $50,000- $55,000^ Family support workers: $70,000- $80,000^
Grief and bereavement : $70,000** Intake assessment officer: $72,072*
Mental health and well-being support worker: $60,000- $75,000^ Psychotherapists: $85,787~
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Sectors to work in

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    Support Addiction
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    Child and Adolescence
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    Community Support
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    Group Work
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    Mental Health and Well-being
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    Trauma Support
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Data Sources For Indicated Salaries (sourced January 2023)

**Payscale   `Ranstad      * Talent           ^ Seek           ~ Indeed           _ SalaryExpert

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