Counseling Schools In Montana

Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 10 accredited counseling schools in Montana. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Montana, and the future trends in counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Schools

  1. Blackfeet Community College

    Highway 2 & 89, Browning, Montana 59417-0819

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  2. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, Montana 59625-0002

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  3. Dawson Community College

    300 College Dr, Glendive, Montana 59330

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  4. Montana State University-Billings

    1500 University Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-0298

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  5. Flathead Valley Community College

    777 Grandview Dr, Kalispell, Montana 59901

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  6. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

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  7. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

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  8. Montana State University-Northern

    300 W 11th St, Havre, Montana 59501

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  9. Salish Kootenai College

    58138 US Highway 93, Pablo, Montana 59855

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  10. Stone Child College

    8294 Upper Box Elder Road, Box Elder, Montana 59521-9796

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Counseling Employment

Montana 2,080
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Montana state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Montana

2,120 2,090 2,180 2,040 1,990
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Montana, the field of counseling is shrinking. 130 less counseling professionals were working in Montana in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 6% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for counseling professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of counseling professionals working around the nation.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$29,822 $41,602 $43,930 $38,242 $38,418
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by counseling professionals is increasing in Montana. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $29,822 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $38,418 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Montana

10th percentile
$23,420
25th percentile
$28,506
50th percentile
$36,156
75th percentile
$47,328
90th percentile
$56,756

Thus, counseling professionals' salaries grew by 22% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid counseling professionals earning 142% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Montana state.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Montana

Christian Counseling
$39,398
Clinical Psychology
$50,128
Counseling
$39,632
Forensic Psychology
$66,590
School Psychology
$47,790
Sociology
$52,510
Sports Psychology
$47,790

Counseling professionals in Montana earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Montana

associate
7
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total14

The number of students graduating from the 10 accredited counseling schools in Montana is increasing. In 2006, 70 students graduated from counseling courses in Montana. And in 2010, 78 students graduated.

Thus there was a 11% percent increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Montana. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a associate's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Montana

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