Counseling Schools
In Columbus, Georgia

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Georgia Counseling Employment

Columbus 200
Georgia 12,960

Exactly 200 of Georgia's 12,230 counseling professionals work in Columbus. There has been a 9% decline in the number of counseling professionals in Columbus between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Columbus has increased.

Columbus Vs. Georgia Counseling employment growth

10,750 12,510 12,980 12,750 12,230
220 200 200 320 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$56,755 $56,730 $52,673 $43,603 $49,363
$31,920 $33,210 $35,050 $36,680 $37,080
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

In Columbus, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 Columbus counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $49,363. Counseling professionals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $56,755, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbus.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Columbus

10th percentile
$35,908
25th percentile
$42,668
50th percentile
$48,280
75th percentile
$57,210
90th percentile
$63,745

Counseling professionals make a median salary of $48,280 per year in Columbus. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $35,908 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $63,745 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Columbus

Counseling
$49,363
Christian Counseling
$55,040
Clinical Psychology
$56,605
Sports Psychology
$71,420
Forensic Psychology
$71,420
School Psychology
$71,420

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Columbus

1

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

Counseling Programs Offered In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Columbus

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
31
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total31

Approximately 31 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Georgia

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