Counseling Schools
In Brookings, South Dakota

In Brookings, 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 Brookings, which includes counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Counseling Employment

Brookings 480
South Dakota 1,440

Of the 1,440 counseling professionals employed in South Dakota, 480 work in Brookings. There has been a 26% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Brookings between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Brookings has increased, overall employment in Brookings has decreased.

Brookings Vs. South Dakota Counseling employment growth

1,290 1,420 1,390 1,390 1,440
380 390 480 No data 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: South Dakota
  • Dark Yellow: Brookings

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Brookings

$41,717 $40,028 $41,910 No data $43,885
$28,800 $29,670 $30,750 No data $32,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Brookings
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Brookings

In Brookings, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $43,885 per year was earned by counseling professionals in Brookings. Counseling professionals in Brookings made a yearly average salary of $41,717, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Brookings is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Brookings

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Counseling professionals in Brookings earn a median salary of $42,948 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 73%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,985 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $57,225 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Brookings

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Brookings


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Brookings


Brookings' counseling school offers one counseling degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Brookings


In 2010 approximately 57 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Brookings, South Dakota

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