Looking for a career change? The field of career coaching is growing. According to the United States Department of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment in this field is projected to grow 8% from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. Many career counselors work in schools, with increasing enrollment of students contributing to employment growth for these workers. As of 2018, there were 324,500 school and career counselors employed in the United States.