Counseling Schools
In Richmond, Virginia

The city of Richmond has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Richmond, 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

Richmond Vs. Virginia Counseling Employment

Richmond 70
Virginia 20,930

Exactly 70 of the 20,020 counseling professionals employed in Virginia, work in Richmond. The number of counseling professionals in Richmond has shrunk by 22% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Richmond has decreased, overall employment in Richmond has increased.

Richmond Vs. Virginia Counseling employment growth

16,070 18,200 19,540 20,080 20,020
90 90 70 No data 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Richmond

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Richmond

$47,280 $50,160 $46,570 No data $40,530
$37,120 $37,780 $39,600 No data $42,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Richmond
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Richmond

In Richmond, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Richmond reportedly earned an average salary of $40,530 per year. The average salary for counseling professionals in Richmond was $47,280 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Richmond.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Richmond

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

Counseling professionals make a median salary of $40,970 per year in Richmond. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 275%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $16,080 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $60,230 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Richmond

Christian Counseling

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Richmond


Many of Richmond's counseling professionals are graduates of the only accredited counseling school in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Richmond


There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Richmond's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Richmond


Approximately 97 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Richmond, Virginia

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