Counseling Schools
In Albany, New York

There are 2 counseling schools in Albany for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Albany, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Albany Vs. New York Counseling Employment

Albany 2,550
New York 51,640

Of the 50,070 counseling professionals employed in New York, 2,550 work in Albany. Between 2006 and 2010, in Albany, there has been a 28% decline in the number of counseling professionals. Overall employment in Albany has increased.

Albany Vs. New York Counseling employment growth

60,830 67,340 59,200 53,740 50,070
3,530 3,880 2,020 2,660 2,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Albany

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Albany

$50,312 $51,373 $54,068 $51,090 $47,684
$41,090 $42,830 $44,400 $45,310 $46,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Albany
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Albany

In Albany, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. Albany counseling professionals made $47,684 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for counseling professionals in Albany was $50,312 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Albany.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Albany

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Counseling professionals in Albany earn a median salary of $44,162 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 161%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,694 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,778 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Albany

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average counseling professionals in Albany earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Albany.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Albany


Many of Albany's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Albany


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Albany's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Albany


In 2010 approximately 105 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Albany, New York

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