Exciting Career Opportunities in Disability Management
There is currently a shortage of qualified, competent and certified disability management practitioners due to the increasing focus on better return to work outcomes by many organizations across all sectors and is related to the aging workforce, increasing disability costs, incidences of mental health impairments and return to work obligations. Prospective places of employment include:
• Insurance companies
• Workers compensation organizations
• Service providers
• Human resources departments
Employees responsible for disability management may also have other responsibilities including the related areas of human resources and occupational health and safety. The salary range of disability management professionals starts at around $55,000, and more senior levels can expect to be paid up to and well over $100,000 per year.
- More and more job postings show that employers are requiring a bachelors degree in disability management.
- In a recent survey, the Canadian HR Reporter stated that 90 percent of business leaders say the value of professional designations is increasing and 95 percent view applicants with a designation as more desirable than those without.
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