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Counseling Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Counseling faculty can choose to work at one of 2 counseling schools in Cambridge. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Cambridge, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Counseling Employment

Cambridge 9,220
Massachusetts 20,960

Of the 20,590 counseling professionals employed in Massachusetts, 9,220 work in Cambridge. The number of counseling professionals in Cambridge has shrunk by 10% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Cambridge has decreased, overall employment in Cambridge has increased.

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Counseling employment growth

21,460 21,530 21,790 21,260 20,590
10,280 9,840 9,170 9,710 9,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Cambridge

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$45,075 $49,057 $52,598 $52,042 $51,600
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

Salaries for counseling professionals in Cambridge have increased. In 2010 Cambridge counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $51,600. The average salary for counseling professionals in Cambridge was $45,075 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Cambridge

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Cambridge counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $48,314. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 176%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,742 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $79,344 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Cambridge

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

Cambridge counseling professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Cambridge


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Cambridge


Cambridge's counseling schools offer 7 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Cambridge


Approximately 368 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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