Counseling Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

The city of Atlanta has 4 schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The trends in Atlanta's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Counseling Employment

Atlanta 7,120
Georgia 12,960

Of the 12,230 counseling professionals employed in Georgia, 7,120 work in Atlanta. The number of counseling professionals in Atlanta has grown by 20% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Counseling employment growth

10,750 12,510 12,980 12,750 12,230
5,910 7,130 7,680 7,550 7,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$44,063 $45,837 $47,290 $51,788 $50,568
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for counseling professionals in Atlanta have increased. In 2010 Atlanta counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $50,568. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Atlanta made an average salary of $44,063 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Atlanta.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$29,872
25th percentile
$37,956
50th percentile
$47,284
75th percentile
$60,728
90th percentile
$73,356

Counseling professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $47,284 per year. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,872 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $73,356 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Counseling
$50,568
Christian Counseling
$56,863
Clinical Psychology
$57,933
Sociology
$58,170
School Psychology
$70,100
Sports Psychology
$70,100
Forensic Psychology
$70,940

On average counseling professional salaries in Atlanta are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Atlanta

4

There are 4 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Atlanta's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
255
doctor
5
Certificate
21
Total282

In 2010 approximately 282 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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