Counseling Schools
In South Portland, Maine

The city of South Portland has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in South Portland, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the counseling certificate level.


Professional Trends

South Portland Vs. Maine Counseling Employment

South Portland 770
Maine 3,050

Exactly 770 of Maine's 2,900 counseling professionals work in South Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, in South Portland, there has been a 24% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in South Portland has decreased, overall employment in South Portland has increased.

South Portland Vs. Maine Counseling employment growth

3,390 2,870 2,850 2,810 2,900
1,010 600 650 750 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Maine
  • Dark Yellow: South Portland

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in South Portland

$43,188 $50,208 $53,946 $53,472 $53,623
$38,320 $39,800 $40,830 $41,620 $42,670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in South Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in South Portland

As the number of counseling professionals in South Portland has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in South Portland reportedly earned an average salary of $53,623 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in South Portland was $43,188 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in South Portland.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in South Portland

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Counseling professionals make a median salary of $49,978 per year in South Portland. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,275 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $78,102 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in South Portland

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in South Portland


There is only one accredited counseling school in the city. Many of South Portland's counseling professionals are graduates of this school.

Counseling Programs Offered In South Portland


There is one degree and certificate program in counseling offered by South Portland's counseling school.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In South Portland


In 2010 approximately 30 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in South Portland, Maine

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