Christian Counseling Schools In Illinois

Christian Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 16 accredited christian counseling schools in Illinois. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in christian counseling in the state of Illinois, which encompasses christian counseling training at the following levels:

  • Christian Counseling Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Christian Counseling
  • Masters degree in Christian Counseling
  • PhD degree in Christian Counseling


Schools

  1. Catholic Theological Union at Chicago

    5416 S Cornell Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60615-5698

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  2. Chicago Theological Seminary

    5757 S. University Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  3. Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

    2121 Sheridan Road, Evanston, Illinois 60201-3298

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  4. Greenville College

    315 E. College Ave, Greenville, Illinois 62246

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  5. Lincoln Christian University

    100 Campus View Drive, Lincoln, Illinois 62656-2111

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  6. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

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  7. Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago

    1100 E 55th St, Chicago, Illinois 60615-5199

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  8. McCormick Theological Seminary

    5460 S. University, Chicago, Illinois 60615

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  9. Meadville Lombard Theological School

    5701 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637

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  10. Moody Bible Institute

    820 N LaSalle Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60610-3284

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  11. Northern Baptist Theological Seminary

    660 E Butterfield Rd, Lombard, Illinois 60148-5698

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  12. Olivet Nazarene University

    One University Avenue, Bourbonnais, Illinois 60914-2271

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  13. Dominican University

    7900 W Division St, River Forest, Illinois 60305

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  14. Seabury-Western Theological Seminary

    2122 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, Illinois 60201-2976

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  15. Trinity International University in Deerfield

    2065 Half Day Rd, Deerfield, Illinois 60015-1283

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  16. Christian Life College

    400 E Gregory St, Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056-2522

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National Christian Counseling Employment

Illinois 17,780
National 371,130

Of all of the christian counseling professionals in the country, nearly 5% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for Christian counseling professionals In Illinois

20,590 21,530 20,850 19,190 17,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Illinois, christian counseling is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 2,810 less christian counseling professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. Thus, in Illinois, this field has shrunk by 14% in four years. This is slower than the trend for christian counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of christian counseling professionals has shrunk by 15% between 2006 and 2010.

Christian Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Illinois

$43,510 $43,790 $45,540 $46,415 $48,082
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Christian Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of christian counseling professionals is declining, the salaries paid to christian counseling professionals are increasing in Illinois. The mean salary for christian counseling professionals in 2006 was $43,510 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,082 per year.

Salary percentiles for Christian counseling professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$23,258
25th percentile
$30,200
50th percentile
$44,155
75th percentile
$59,480
90th percentile
$78,420

Thus, christian counseling professionals' salaries grew by 10% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 237% pay differential between the highest paid christian counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of christian counseling in Illinois.

Average Salaries for Christian counseling professionals and related professions in Illinois

Christian Counseling
$48,082
Counseling
$49,662
Ministry
$38,945
Psychology
$75,873
Theology
$49,830

Christian counseling professionals in Illinois earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Christian Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Illinois

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
8
doctor
9
Certificate
3
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As the number of christian counseling professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited christian counseling schools in Illinois state is increasing. In 2006 there were 188 christian counseling graduates from christian counseling courses in Illinois and in 2010 there were 250 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of christian counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois by 33%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with an doctor's degree in christian counseling.

Christian Counseling Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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