Some of the skills we found on treatment specialist resumes included "mental health," "crisis intervention," and "substance abuse." We have detailed the most important treatment specialist responsibilities below.
We've found that 56.1% of treatment specialists have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 13.8% earned their master's degrees before becoming a treatment specialist. While it's true that most treatment specialists have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every seven treatment specialists did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those treatment specialists who do attend college, typically earn either a psychology degree or a criminal justice degree. Less commonly earned degrees for treatment specialists include a social work degree or a sociology degree.
Once you're ready to become a treatment specialist, you should explore the companies that typically hire treatment specialists. According to treatment specialist resumes that we searched through, treatment specialists are hired the most by Pioneer Human Services, Keystone Human Services, and Management and Training. Currently, Pioneer Human Services has 5 treatment specialist job openings, while there are 3 at Keystone Human Services and 3 at Management and Training.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, treatment specialists tend to earn the biggest salaries at Presidio, UPMC, and Pioneer Human Services. Take Presidio for example. The median treatment specialist salary is $73,901. At UPMC, treatment specialists earn an average of $66,214, while the average at Pioneer Human Services is $66,206. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a treatment specialist include YMCA of Greater Omaha, Four Oaks Of Iowa, and McLean Hospital. These three companies were found to hire the most treatment specialists from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
The industries that treatment specialists fulfill the most roles in are the health care and non profits industries. But the highest treatment specialist annual salary is in the manufacturing industry, averaging $66,556. In the education industry they make $66,029 and average about $62,882 in the non profits industry. In conclusion, treatment specialists who work in the manufacturing industry earn a 24.1% higher salary than treatment specialists in the health care industry.