Counseling Schools
In Orange, California

In Orange, there are 3 counseling schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Orange, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Orange Vs. California Counseling Employment

Orange 3,450
California 72,380

Of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, 3,450 work in Orange. Between 2006 and 2010, in Orange, there has been a 17% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the employment for counseling professionals in Orange has decreased, overall employment in Orange has also decreased.

Orange Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
4,150 4,890 5,260 4,990 3,450
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Orange

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Orange

$54,960 $54,447 $57,480 $59,392 $56,022
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Orange
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Orange

As the number of counseling professionals in Orange has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Orange reportedly earned an average salary of $56,022 per year. Counseling professionals in Orange made a yearly average salary of $54,960, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Orange is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Orange

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Counseling professionals make a median salary of $53,122 per year in Orange. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,568 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $83,928 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Orange

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology

Orange counseling professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Orange


Many of Orange's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Orange


Orange's counseling schools offer 5 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Orange


Approximately 210 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Orange, California

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