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Counseling Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 4 schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Detroit, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Counseling Employment

Detroit 2,400
Michigan 15,280

Exactly 2,400 of the 12,250 counseling professionals employed in Michigan, work in Detroit. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in Detroit has shrunk by 10%. As the employment for counseling professionals in Detroit has decreased, overall employment in Detroit has increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Counseling employment growth

14,420 15,640 15,190 15,090 12,250
2,670 2,600 2,950 2,750 2,400
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$50,196 $50,663 $46,985 $47,943 $46,636
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

In Detroit, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Detroit reportedly earned an average salary of $46,636 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Detroit made an average salary of $50,196 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Detroit.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Counseling professionals make a median salary of $44,264 per year in Detroit. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,642 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $67,160 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Detroit

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Detroit


There are 4 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Detroit's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Detroit


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Detroit's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 83 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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