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Counseling Schools
In Decatur, Georgia

The city of Decatur has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Decatur, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the counseling phd degree level.


Professional Trends

Decatur Vs. Georgia Counseling Employment

Decatur 7,120
Georgia 12,960

Exactly 7,120 of the 12,230 counseling professionals employed in Georgia, work in Decatur. Between 2006 and 2010, in Decatur, there has been a 20% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in Decatur has increased, overall employment in Decatur has also increased.

Decatur Vs. Georgia Counseling employment growth

10,750 12,510 12,980 12,750 12,230
5,910 7,130 7,680 7,550 7,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Decatur

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Decatur

$44,063 $45,837 $47,290 $51,788 $50,568
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Decatur
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Decatur

As the number of counseling professionals in Decatur has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Decatur reportedly earned an average salary of $50,568 per year. The average salary for counseling professionals in Decatur was $44,063 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Decatur.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Decatur

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Decatur counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,284. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,872 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 146% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Decatur

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average counseling professionals in Decatur earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Decatur.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Decatur


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Decatur


There is one degree and certificate program in counseling offered by Decatur's counseling school.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Decatur


In 2010 approximately 3 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Decatur, Georgia

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