Counseling Schools
In Portales, New Mexico

The city of Portales has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Portales, which includes counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Portales Vs. New Mexico Counseling Employment

Portales 410
New Mexico 5,980

Exactly 410 of New Mexico's 5,200 counseling professionals work in Portales. Between 2006 and 2010, in Portales, there has been a 15% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the employment for counseling professionals in Portales has decreased, overall employment in Portales has increased.

Portales Vs. New Mexico Counseling employment growth

4,840 4,370 6,140 5,170 5,200
480 560 470 No data 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Portales

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Portales

$43,415 $43,128 $41,440 No data $41,450
$29,990 $31,210 $33,090 No data $35,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Portales
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portales

Salaries for counseling professionals in Portales have decreased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Portales reportedly earned an average salary of $41,450 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Portales was $43,415 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portales.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Portales

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Counseling professionals in Portales make a median yearly salary of $39,265. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,590 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 133% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Portales

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

On average counseling professional salaries in Portales are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Portales


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Portales


Portales' counseling schools offer 2 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Portales


In 2010 approximately 14 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Portales, New Mexico

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