Counseling Schools
In Bridgeport, Connecticut

The city of Bridgeport has 2 schools where counseling faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Bridgeport, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Counseling Employment

Bridgeport 2,150
Connecticut 11,600

Of the 11,190 counseling professionals employed in Connecticut, 2,150 work in Bridgeport. The number of counseling professionals in Bridgeport has shrunk by 20% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Bridgeport has decreased, overall employment in Bridgeport has also decreased.

Bridgeport Vs. Connecticut Counseling employment growth

10,160 10,500 10,690 11,570 11,190
2,680 2,400 2,270 2,130 2,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Connecticut
  • Dark Yellow: Bridgeport

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Bridgeport

$47,615 $50,082 $50,975 $54,112 $51,352
$50,920 $53,050 $55,160 $57,340 $58,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Bridgeport
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Bridgeport

As the number of counseling professionals in Bridgeport has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. Bridgeport counseling professionals made $51,352 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Bridgeport was $47,615 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Bridgeport is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Bridgeport

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Counseling professionals in Bridgeport make a median yearly salary of $48,330. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,458 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 160% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Bridgeport

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Bridgeport


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Bridgeport


There is one degree and certificate program in counseling offered by Bridgeport's counseling school.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Bridgeport


In 2010 approximately 28 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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