Counseling Schools
In San Diego, California

There are 7 counseling schools in San Diego for faculty to choose from. The trends in San Diego's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Counseling Employment

San Diego 6,460
California 72,380

Exactly 6,460 of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, work in San Diego. There has been a 7% growth in the number of counseling professionals in San Diego between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
6,040 6,550 7,610 7,820 6,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$49,352 $50,875 $55,990 $60,488 $56,928
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

As the number of counseling professionals in San Diego has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. In 2010 San Diego counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $56,928. Counseling professionals in San Diego made a yearly average salary of $49,352, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in San Diego.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in San Diego

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Counseling professionals in San Diego make a median yearly salary of $53,906. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,712 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $90,332 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in San Diego

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in San Diego


Many of San Diego's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In San Diego


San Diego's counseling schools offer 13 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 397 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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