Counseling Schools
In Portland, Maine

The city of Portland 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 Portland, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Maine Counseling Employment

Portland 770
Maine 3,050

Exactly 770 of Maine's 2,900 counseling professionals work in Portland. There has been a 24% decline in the number of counseling professionals in Portland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Maine Counseling employment growth

3,390 2,870 2,850 2,810 2,900
1,010 600 650 750 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$43,188 $50,208 $53,946 $53,472 $53,623
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for counseling professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 Portland counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,623. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Portland was $43,188 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Portland is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Portland

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Counseling professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $49,978. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,275 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,102 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Portland

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology

Counseling professional salaries in Portland are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Portland


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Portland's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Portland


Approximately 50 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Portland, Maine

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