Counseling Schools
In Bellingham, Washington

There are 2 counseling schools in Bellingham for faculty to choose from. The trends in Bellingham's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Statistics

Professional Trends

Bellingham Vs. Washington Counseling Employment

Bellingham 380
Washington 18,690

Of the 18,220 counseling professionals employed in Washington State, 380 work in Bellingham. Between 2006 and 2010, in Bellingham, there has been a 12% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the employment for counseling professionals in Bellingham has decreased, overall employment in Bellingham has also decreased.

Bellingham Vs. Washington Counseling employment growth

20,380 20,400 19,240 18,740 18,220
430 540 420 480 380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Bellingham

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Bellingham

$44,640 $47,363 $47,680 $48,866 $51,798
$36,260 $37,990 $39,340 $39,870 $41,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Bellingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bellingham

As the number of counseling professionals in Bellingham has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. Bellingham counseling professionals made $51,798 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Bellingham made an average salary of $44,640 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Bellingham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Bellingham

10th percentile
$34,152
25th percentile
$41,230
50th percentile
$52,538
75th percentile
$61,112
90th percentile
$71,208

Bellingham counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,538. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 109%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,152 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $71,208 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Bellingham

Counseling
$51,798
Clinical Psychology
$53,200
Christian Counseling
$63,920
Sports Psychology
$64,790
Forensic Psychology
$64,790
School Psychology
$64,790

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Bellingham

2

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

Counseling Programs Offered In Bellingham

associate
1
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total6

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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Bellingham

associate
2
bachelor
20
master
38
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total60

In 2010 approximately 60 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Bellingham, Washington

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