Counseling Schools
In San Jose, California

Counseling faculty can choose to work at one of 2 counseling schools in San Jose. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in San Jose, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

San Jose Vs. California Counseling Employment

San Jose 3,210
California 72,380

Exactly 3,210 of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, work in San Jose. There has been a 11% growth in the number of counseling professionals in San Jose between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in San Jose has increased, overall employment in San Jose has decreased.

San Jose Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
2,890 3,250 3,420 3,350 3,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Jose

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in San Jose

$58,302 $59,695 $63,566 $58,347 $57,680
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in San Jose
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Jose

Salaries for counseling professionals in San Jose have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $57,680 per year was earned by counseling professionals in San Jose. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in San Jose made an average salary of $58,302 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in San Jose.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in San Jose

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Counseling professionals in San Jose earn a median salary of $51,110 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 155%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $30,912 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in San Jose

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology

On average counseling professional salaries in San Jose are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in San Jose


Many of San Jose's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In San Jose


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by San Jose's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In San Jose


In 2010 approximately 46 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in San Jose, California

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