Career Opportunities

Exciting Career Opportunities in Disability Management

There is currently a shortage of qualified, competent and certified disability management practitioners. Workplaces are focusing on better return to work outcomes for employees.
Increasing return to work obligations, cost of disability, aging workforce, mental health challenges.

Prospective places of employment include:
• Employers
• Unions
• Government
• Workers compensation boards
• Insurance companies
• Disability Management service providers

Employees responsible for disability management may also have other responsibilities such as:
• Human Resources
• Health and Safety
• Health Promotion
• Employee Benefits

Salary range for disability management professionals, at entry level may be around $55,000 but with education and certification, tend to run between about $65,000 to $100,000, with more senior levels above that.

Increasingly, job postings by employers are requiring a bachelors degree in disability management.

A recent survey by the Canadian HR Reported stated:
• 90% of business leaders say the value of professional designations is increasing, and
• 95% view applicants with a designation as more desirable than those without.

For more information on careers in Disability Management and Return to Work, visit:
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