Counseling Schools
In Washington DC

There are 6 counseling schools in Washington for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Washington, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:

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


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Counseling Employment

Washington DC 10,900
Washington DC 2,940

Exactly 10,900 of Washington DC's 2,940 counseling professionals work in Washington. There has been a 19% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Counseling employment growth

2,460 2,600 2,140 3,390 2,940
9,190 9,860 12,010 12,290 10,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$54,776 $54,665 $53,542 $56,210 $55,250
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for counseling professionals in Washington have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Washington reportedly earned an average salary of $55,250 per year. Counseling professionals in Washington made a yearly average salary of $54,776, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Washington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Washington DC

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Counseling professionals in Washington earn a median salary of $52,310 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 153%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,556 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,490 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Organizational Psychology
Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Sports Psychology
School Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Washington DC


Many of Washington's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 6 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Washington DC


Washington's counseling schools offer 11 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Washington DC


Approximately 123 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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