Counseling Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

There are 2 counseling schools in River Forest for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of River Forest, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Counseling Employment

River Forest 15,660
Illinois 30,820

Exactly 15,660 of Illinois' 24,880 counseling professionals work in River Forest. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in River Forest has shrunk by 2%. As the number of counseling professionals in River Forest has decreased, overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Counseling employment growth

25,690 26,280 28,370 29,200 24,880
15,940 16,910 17,610 19,110 15,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$44,025 $48,228 $52,645 $53,305 $53,338
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

As the number of counseling professionals in River Forest has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 River Forest counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $53,338. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in River Forest made an average salary of $44,025 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in River Forest is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in River Forest

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Counseling professionals in River Forest make a median yearly salary of $47,360. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $28,026 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 214% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in River Forest

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in River Forest


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

Counseling Programs Offered In River Forest


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by River Forest's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In River Forest


In 2010 approximately 124 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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