Counseling Schools
In Fairfield, Connecticut

The city of Fairfield has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Fairfield, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Statistics

Professional Trends

Fairfield Vs. Connecticut Counseling Employment

Fairfield 2,150
Connecticut 11,600

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

Fairfield 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: Fairfield

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Fairfield

$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 Fairfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairfield

Salaries for counseling professionals in Fairfield have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $51,352 per year was earned by counseling professionals in Fairfield. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Fairfield was $47,615 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Fairfield is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Fairfield

10th percentile
$30,458
25th percentile
$36,724
50th percentile
$48,330
75th percentile
$63,600
90th percentile
$79,340

Counseling professionals in Fairfield make a median yearly salary of $48,330. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,458 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Fairfield

Counseling
$51,352
Christian Counseling
$52,380
Clinical Psychology
$63,155
Sociology
$74,750
Sports Psychology
$80,470
Forensic Psychology
$80,470
School Psychology
$80,470

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Fairfield

1

Many of Fairfield's counseling professionals are graduates of the only accredited counseling school in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Fairfield

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Fairfield's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Fairfield

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
37
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total39

In 2010 approximately 39 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Fairfield, Connecticut

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