Counseling Schools
In Athens, Georgia

In Athens, there is only one counseling school where counseling faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Athens, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Counseling Employment

Athens 350
Georgia 12,960

Exactly 350 of Georgia's 12,230 counseling professionals work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in Athens has grown by 75%. As the employment for counseling professionals in Athens has increased, overall employment in Athens has also increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Counseling employment growth

10,750 12,510 12,980 12,750 12,230
200 220 270 370 350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$42,937 $44,753 $53,855 $48,680 $57,845
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $57,845 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Athens made an average salary of $42,937 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Athens

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

Counseling professionals in Athens make a median yearly salary of $53,515. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 247%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,850 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $89,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Athens

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Christian Counseling

Counseling professional salaries in Athens are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Athens


There is only one accredited counseling school in the city. Many of Athens' counseling professionals are graduates of this school.

Counseling Programs Offered In Athens


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Athens' counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 79 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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