Counseling Schools
In Tuscaloosa, Alabama

The city of Tuscaloosa has only one 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 Tuscaloosa, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Counseling Employment

Tuscaloosa 310
Alabama 6,110

Exactly 310 of the 5,390 counseling professionals employed in Alabama, work in Tuscaloosa. There has been a 6% decline in the number of counseling professionals in Tuscaloosa between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Tuscaloosa has decreased, overall employment in Tuscaloosa has also decreased.

Tuscaloosa Vs. Alabama Counseling employment growth

6,280 5,850 6,410 6,020 5,390
330 310 330 No data 310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Tuscaloosa

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Tuscaloosa

$42,815 $40,803 $37,457 No data $44,500
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Tuscaloosa
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Tuscaloosa

As the number of counseling professionals in Tuscaloosa has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Tuscaloosa reportedly earned an average salary of $44,500 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Tuscaloosa was $42,815 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Tuscaloosa.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Tuscaloosa

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Tuscaloosa counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $43,280. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,803 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 68% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Tuscaloosa

Christian Counseling
Sports Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Clinical Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Tuscaloosa


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Tuscaloosa


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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Tuscaloosa


Approximately 16 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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