Counseling Schools
In Oakland, California

In Oakland, there are 2 counseling schools where counseling faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Oakland, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Counseling Employment

Oakland 5,640
California 72,380

Exactly 5,640 of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. There has been a 22% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Oakland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Oakland has increased, overall employment in Oakland has also increased.

Oakland Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
4,630 5,030 5,140 5,900 5,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$53,687 $54,878 $57,872 $61,218 $55,732
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

As the number of counseling professionals in Oakland has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. In 2010 Oakland counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $55,732. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Oakland made an average salary of $53,687 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Oakland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Oakland counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,970. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,072 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,592 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Oakland

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Oakland


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Oakland


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Oakland's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Oakland


Approximately 37 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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