Counseling Schools
In Salem, Oregon

In Salem, there is only one counseling school where counseling faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Salem, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Salem Vs. Oregon Counseling Employment

Salem 580
Oregon 7,550

Of the 6,810 counseling professionals employed in Oregon, 580 work in Salem. There has been a 16% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Salem between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Salem has increased, overall employment in Salem has also increased.

Salem Vs. Oregon Counseling employment growth

8,020 7,610 7,240 7,520 6,810
500 670 550 600 580
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Salem

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Salem

$42,812 $45,624 $52,493 $55,716 $53,473
$35,520 $36,670 $37,690 $39,140 $40,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Salem
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Salem

As the number of counseling professionals in Salem has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Salem reportedly earned an average salary of $53,473 per year. The average salary for counseling professionals in Salem was $42,812 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Salem is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Salem

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Counseling professionals in Salem make a median yearly salary of $52,382. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 137%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,842 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $77,918 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Salem

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Salem


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Salem


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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Salem


In 2010 approximately 7 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Salem, Oregon

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