Counseling Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

Counseling faculty can choose to work at only one counseling school in Lexington. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Lexington, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Counseling Employment

Lexington 700
Kentucky 6,450

Exactly 700 of Kentucky's 6,170 counseling professionals work in Lexington. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in Lexington has grown by 35%. As the employment for counseling professionals in Lexington has increased, overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Counseling employment growth

5,750 6,470 6,800 6,320 6,170
520 690 920 850 700
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$43,115 $43,265 $44,150 $50,152 $43,265
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

In Lexington, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 Lexington counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,265. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $43,115 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Lexington

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Lexington counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $42,120. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 117%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,220 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $61,328 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Lexington

Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Christian Counseling

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Lexington


There is only one accredited counseling school in the city. Many of Lexington's counseling professionals are graduates of this school.

Counseling Programs Offered In Lexington


Lexington's counseling schools offer 3 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Lexington


In 2010 approximately 71 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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