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Counseling Schools
In Des Moines, Iowa

Counseling faculty can choose to work at only one counseling school in Des Moines. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Des Moines, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Counseling Employment

Des Moines 1,400
Iowa 7,220

Exactly 1,400 of the 6,550 counseling professionals employed in Iowa, work in Des Moines. Between 2006 and 2010, in Des Moines, there has been a 10% decline in the number of counseling professionals. Overall employment in Des Moines has increased.

Des Moines Vs. Iowa Counseling employment growth

6,890 7,240 7,040 7,510 6,550
1,550 1,410 1,390 1,500 1,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Iowa
  • Dark Yellow: Des Moines

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Des Moines

$40,938 $45,312 $42,983 $48,308 $46,748
$38,230 $39,530 $40,840 $42,120 $43,100
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Des Moines
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Des Moines

Salaries for counseling professionals in Des Moines have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Des Moines reportedly earned an average salary of $46,748 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Des Moines made an average salary of $40,938 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Des Moines is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Des Moines

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Counseling professionals in Des Moines make a median yearly salary of $41,448. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $26,622 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $80,810 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Des Moines

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Clinical Psychology
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On average counseling professional salaries in Des Moines are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Des Moines


Many of Des Moines' counseling professionals are graduates of the only accredited counseling school in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Des Moines


Des Moines' counseling school offers one counseling degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Des Moines


Approximately 28 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Des Moines, Iowa

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