Christian Counseling Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 2 accredited schools where christian counseling classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in christian counseling in the state of Virginia, which encompasses christian counseling training at the following levels:

  • Christian Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Christian Counseling


Schools

  1. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Christian Counseling Employment

Virginia 10,620
National 371,130

Of all of the christian counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Christian counseling professionals In Virginia

11,820 12,590 10,890 11,380 10,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, christian counseling is a shrinking field. 1,200 less christian counseling professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for christian counseling professionals which shows a 15% decrease in the number of christian counseling professionals working around the nation.

Christian Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$42,718 $43,758 $46,558 $46,820 $47,050
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Christian Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Virginia, as the number of christian counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by christian counseling professionals are increasing. In 2006 christian counseling professionals made a mean salary of $42,718 per year, and in 2010 they made $47,050 per year.

Salary percentiles for Christian counseling professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$24,692
25th percentile
$30,630
50th percentile
$43,275
75th percentile
$57,530
90th percentile
$76,048

Thus, christian counseling professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 208% 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 Virginia.

Average Salaries for Christian counseling professionals and related professions in Virginia

Christian Counseling
$47,050
Counseling
$48,162
Ministry
$42,895
Psychology
$84,510
Theology
$52,750

In Virginia, christian counseling professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited christian counseling schools in Virginia is decreasing. In 2006 there were 9 christian counseling graduates from christian counseling courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 7 graduates.

Thus there was a 22% percent decrease in the number of christian counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned an master's degree in christian counseling.

Christian Counseling Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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