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Counseling Schools In Delaware

Delaware has 4 accredited counseling schools where counseling faculty who teach counseling classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Delaware, and the future trends in counseling training at the following levels:


  1. Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry

    100 Campus Drive, Dover, Delaware 19901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington

    400 Stanton-Christiana Rd, Newark, Delaware 19702

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Delaware

    Newark, Delaware 19716

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Wilmington University

    320 Dupont Hwy, New Castle, Delaware 19720

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Delaware Vs. National Counseling Employment

Delaware 1,930
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Delaware state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Delaware

2,290 1,870 2,180 1,410 1,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Counseling is a shrinking field in Delaware. In 2010 there were 410 less counseling professionals working in Delaware than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 18%. This decline is faster than the national trend for counseling professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of counseling professionals working around the nation.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Delaware

$43,410 $47,208 $47,840 $55,560 $47,292
$46,948 $48,366 $50,236 $51,531 $51,081
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to counseling professionals are growing in Delaware. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $43,410 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,292 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Delaware

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This represents a growth in salaries of 8%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 143% pay differential between the highest paid counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of counseling in Delaware.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Delaware

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Counseling professionals in Delaware earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Delaware


As the number of counseling professionals is decreasing in Delaware state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited counseling schools in Delaware state is increasing. In Delaware, there were 190 graduates in 2006. And there were 243 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

This represents a 28% increase in the number of counseling degree or certificate school graduates in Delaware state. A majority of these graduates, or 43%, graduated with an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Delaware

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