Counseling Schools In Washington DC

Washington DC has 6 accredited counseling schools where counseling faculty who teach counseling classes can find employment. The trends in Washington DC'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
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Schools

  1. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

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  2. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

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  3. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

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  6. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC

    901 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Counseling Employment

Washington DC 2,940
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Washington DC

2,460 2,600 2,140 3,390 2,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of counseling is growing. In Washington DC, 480 more counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of counseling professionals has grown by 20%. 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 Washington DC

$46,636 $49,602 $46,156 $50,098 $51,475
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by counseling professionals is increasing in Washington DC. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $46,636 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $51,475 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$27,622
25th percentile
$37,192
50th percentile
$47,272
75th percentile
$62,078
90th percentile
$77,382

Thus, there was a 9% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of counseling. The pay differential between the highest paid counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 180%

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Christian Counseling
$65,843
Clinical Psychology
$59,130
Counseling
$51,666
Forensic Psychology
$73,580
Organizational Psychology
$81,430
School Psychology
$73,580
Sociology
$86,760
Sports Psychology
$73,580

In Washington DC, counseling professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
10
doctor
1
Certificate
2
Total13

As the number of counseling professionals is increasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 6 accredited counseling schools in Washington DC state is also increasing. In Washington DC, there were 116 graduates in 2006. And there were 123 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 6% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. Most of these graduates, or 77%, earned a master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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