Counseling Schools
In Springfield, Illinois

The city of Springfield 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 Springfield, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Springfield Vs. Illinois Counseling Employment

Springfield 180
Illinois 30,820

Of the 24,880 counseling professionals employed in Illinois, 180 work in Springfield. The number of counseling professionals in Springfield has shrunk by 59% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Springfield has decreased, overall employment in Springfield has increased.

Springfield Vs. Illinois Counseling employment growth

25,690 26,280 28,370 29,200 24,880
440 330 260 290 180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Springfield

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Springfield

$46,835 $56,445 $58,693 $56,276 $53,785
$38,260 $40,150 $41,300 $42,900 $44,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Springfield
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Springfield

Salaries for counseling professionals in Springfield have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $53,785 per year was earned by counseling professionals in Springfield. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Springfield was $46,835 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Springfield is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Springfield

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Springfield counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,175. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 104%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,670 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $74,935 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Springfield

Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Christian Counseling

On average counseling professionals in Springfield earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Springfield.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Springfield


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Springfield


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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Springfield


In 2010 approximately 13 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Springfield, Illinois

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