Counseling Schools
In Lakewood, Washington

The city of Lakewood has 2 schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Lakewood, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Lakewood Vs. Washington Counseling Employment

Lakewood 2,850
Washington 18,690

Exactly 2,850 of the 18,220 counseling professionals employed in Washington State, work in Lakewood. Between 2006 and 2010, in Lakewood, there has been a 2% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the employment for counseling professionals in Lakewood has decreased, overall employment in Lakewood has increased.

Lakewood Vs. Washington Counseling employment growth

20,380 20,400 19,240 18,740 18,220
2,910 3,140 2,090 3,080 2,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Lakewood

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Lakewood

$52,232 $51,742 $51,400 $53,845 $51,080
$40,140 $41,570 $43,330 $44,480 $45,620
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Lakewood
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lakewood

In Lakewood, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Lakewood reportedly earned an average salary of $51,080 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Lakewood made an average salary of $52,232 per year. The decline in the salary of counseling professionals in Lakewood is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Lakewood

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Lakewood counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $49,582. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,600 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,210 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Lakewood

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Lakewood


There are 2 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Lakewood's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Lakewood


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Lakewood's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Lakewood


Approximately 17 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Lakewood, Washington

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