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Counseling Schools
In Columbia, Kentucky

There is only one counseling school in Columbia 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 Columbia, which encompasses counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Kentucky Counseling Employment

Columbia 690
Kentucky 6,450

Exactly 690 of the 6,170 counseling professionals employed in Kentucky, work in Columbia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Columbia, there has been a 7% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in Columbia has decreased, overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Kentucky Counseling employment growth

5,750 6,470 6,800 6,320 6,170
740 870 740 No data 690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$41,125 $44,645 $46,233 No data $46,620
$28,350 $29,770 $31,040 No data $32,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

In Columbia, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 Columbia counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $46,620. Counseling professionals in Columbia made a yearly average salary of $41,125, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Columbia

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Counseling professionals in Columbia earn a median salary of $46,900 per year. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,680 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $60,840 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Columbia

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Columbia


There is only one accredited counseling school in the city. Many of Columbia's counseling professionals are graduates of this school.

Counseling Programs Offered In Columbia


Columbia's counseling school offers one counseling degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Columbia


In 2010 approximately 143 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Kentucky

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