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Counseling Schools
In Anchorage, Alaska

In Anchorage, there are 2 counseling schools 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 Anchorage, which encompasses counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Counseling Employment

Anchorage 960
Alaska 2,080

Of the 1,840 counseling professionals employed in Alaska, 960 work in Anchorage. The number of counseling professionals in Anchorage has grown by 23% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Anchorage has also increased.

Anchorage Vs. Alaska Counseling employment growth

2,090 1,360 1,780 1,670 1,840
780 870 830 750 960
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Anchorage

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Anchorage

$50,130 $51,430 $53,398 $56,608 $61,226
$45,100 $46,730 $48,050 $49,730 $51,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Anchorage
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Anchorage

Salaries for counseling professionals in Anchorage have increased. Anchorage counseling professionals made $61,226 per year, on average, in 2010. Counseling professionals in Anchorage made a yearly average salary of $50,130, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Anchorage.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Anchorage

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Counseling professionals in Anchorage make a median yearly salary of $59,440. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,512 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $87,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Anchorage

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Anchorage


There are 2 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Anchorage's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Anchorage


Anchorage's counseling schools offer 3 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Anchorage


Approximately 36 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Anchorage, Alaska

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