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Counseling Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

There is only one counseling school in Elgin for faculty to choose from. The trends in Elgin's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the counseling certificate level.


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Counseling Employment

Elgin 15,660
Illinois 30,820

Exactly 15,660 of Illinois' 24,880 counseling professionals work in Elgin. The number of counseling professionals in Elgin has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Elgin has decreased, overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Counseling employment growth

25,690 26,280 28,370 29,200 24,880
15,940 16,910 17,610 19,110 15,660
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$44,025 $48,228 $52,645 $53,305 $53,338
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

As the number of counseling professionals in Elgin has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Elgin reportedly earned an average salary of $53,338 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Elgin was $44,025 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Elgin.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Elgin

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Counseling professionals in Elgin earn a median salary of $47,360 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 214%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,026 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $88,120 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Elgin

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Elgin


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Elgin


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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Elgin


In 2010 approximately 16 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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