Counseling Schools
In Blacksburg, Virginia

The city of Blacksburg has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Blacksburg, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Counseling Employment

Blacksburg 170
Virginia 20,930

Exactly 170 of the 20,020 counseling professionals employed in Virginia, work in Blacksburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Blacksburg, there has been a 325% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in Blacksburg has increased, overall employment in Blacksburg has also increased.

Blacksburg Vs. Virginia Counseling employment growth

16,070 18,200 19,540 20,080 20,020
40 260 180 140 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Blacksburg

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Blacksburg

$53,080 $41,450 $48,420 $49,490 $48,875
$32,970 $35,530 $38,220 $38,820 $38,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Blacksburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Blacksburg

Salaries for counseling professionals in Blacksburg have decreased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Blacksburg reportedly earned an average salary of $48,875 per year. Counseling professionals in Blacksburg made a yearly average salary of $53,080, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of counseling professionals in Blacksburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Blacksburg

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Counseling professionals in Blacksburg make a median yearly salary of $50,455. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,940 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 155% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Blacksburg

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Blacksburg


Many of Blacksburg's counseling professionals are graduates of the only accredited counseling school in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Blacksburg


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Blacksburg's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Blacksburg


Approximately 25 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Blacksburg, Virginia

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