Counseling Schools
In Lincoln, Illinois

In Lincoln, there is only one counseling school where counseling faculty can find employment. The trends in Lincoln's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Lincoln Vs. Illinois Counseling Employment

Lincoln 940
Illinois 30,820

Exactly 940 of Illinois' 24,880 counseling professionals work in Lincoln. There has been a 7% decline in the number of counseling professionals in Lincoln between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Lincoln has decreased, overall employment in Lincoln has increased.

Lincoln Vs. Illinois Counseling employment growth

25,690 26,280 28,370 29,200 24,880
1,010 810 830 No data 940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Lincoln

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Lincoln

$39,278 $41,848 $39,685 No data $42,340
$31,770 $32,780 $34,170 No data $35,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Lincoln
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lincoln

As the number of counseling professionals in Lincoln has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Lincoln reportedly earned an average salary of $42,340 per year. Counseling professionals in Lincoln made a yearly average salary of $39,278, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lincoln.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Lincoln

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Counseling professionals make a median salary of $38,728 per year in Lincoln. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 172%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,888 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $67,652 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Lincoln

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Lincoln


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Lincoln


There is one degree and certificate program in counseling offered by Lincoln's counseling school.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Lincoln


In 2010 approximately 18 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Lincoln, Illinois

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