Counseling Schools
In Kansas City, Missouri

In Kansas City, there are 5 counseling schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Kansas City, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Counseling Employment

Kansas City 3,980
Missouri 13,120

Of the 12,210 counseling professionals employed in Missouri, 3,980 work in Kansas City. The number of counseling professionals in Kansas City has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Kansas City has increased.

Kansas City Vs. Missouri Counseling employment growth

11,610 11,570 12,330 12,310 12,210
4,310 4,200 4,610 4,470 3,980
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Kansas City

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Kansas City

$41,203 $44,312 $44,728 $44,742 $47,315
$39,400 $40,950 $42,340 $43,240 $44,060
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Kansas City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Kansas City

In Kansas City, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. Kansas City counseling professionals made $47,315 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Kansas City made an average salary of $41,203 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Kansas City is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Kansas City

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Kansas City counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $45,270. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,732 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Kansas City

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average counseling professionals in Kansas City earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Kansas City.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Kansas City


Many of Kansas City's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Kansas City


There are a total of 9 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Kansas City's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Kansas City


In 2010 approximately 104 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Kansas City, Missouri

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