Counseling Schools In Connecticut

There are 15 accredited counseling schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach counseling classes to choose from. The trends in Connecticut's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  4. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  5. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  6. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  7. Holy Apostles College and Seminary

    33 Prospect Hill Rd, Cromwell, Connecticut 06416-2005

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  8. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  9. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  10. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  11. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  12. St Vincent's College

    2800 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201

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  13. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  14. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  15. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Counseling Employment

Connecticut 11,600
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Connecticut state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Connecticut

10,160 10,500 10,690 11,570 11,190
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is growing in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 1,030 more counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has grown by 10% in Connecticut. This is faster than the trend for counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$44,083 $51,867 $52,637 $51,555 $48,878
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. The mean salary for counseling professionals in 2006 was $44,083 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $48,878 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$29,452
25th percentile
$34,938
50th percentile
$45,302
75th percentile
$59,026
90th percentile
$73,740

This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Connecticut state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 150% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Christian Counseling
$50,712
Clinical Psychology
$64,218
Counseling
$50,802
Forensic Psychology
$81,810
School Psychology
$74,790
Sociology
$68,350
Sports Psychology
$74,790

In Connecticut, counseling professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
4
bachelor
1
master
14
doctor
0
Certificate
13
Total32

The number of students graduating from the 15 accredited counseling schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006, 294 students graduated from counseling courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 295 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut by 0%. A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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