Counseling Schools
In Rochester, New York

Counseling faculty can choose to work at one of 4 counseling schools in Rochester. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Rochester, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Rochester Vs. New York Counseling Employment

Rochester 3,480
New York 51,640

Exactly 3,480 of the 50,070 counseling professionals employed in New York, work in Rochester. Between 2006 and 2010, in Rochester, there has been a 5% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the employment for counseling professionals in Rochester has increased, overall employment in Rochester has also increased.

Rochester Vs. New York Counseling employment growth

60,830 67,340 59,200 53,740 50,070
3,300 3,640 3,440 3,260 3,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New York
  • Dark Yellow: Rochester

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Rochester

$43,987 $47,075 $43,362 $44,166 $44,428
$39,410 $40,660 $41,700 $42,270 $43,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Rochester
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Rochester

As the number of counseling professionals in Rochester has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. Rochester counseling professionals made $44,428 per year, on average, in 2010. Counseling professionals in Rochester made a yearly average salary of $43,987, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Rochester.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Rochester

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

Counseling professionals in Rochester earn a median salary of $42,190 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 118%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,080 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $63,516 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Rochester

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Rochester


There are 4 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Rochester's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Rochester


There are a total of 7 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Rochester's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Rochester


Approximately 111 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Rochester, New York

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