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Counseling Schools
In Fairbanks, Alaska

In Fairbanks, there is only one counseling school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Fairbanks, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Counseling Employment

Fairbanks 30
Alaska 2,080

Of the 1,840 counseling professionals employed in Alaska, 30 work in Fairbanks. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fairbanks, there has been a 73% decline in the number of counseling professionals. Overall employment in Fairbanks has also decreased.

Fairbanks Vs. Alaska Counseling employment growth

2,090 1,360 1,780 1,670 1,840
110 160 40 No data 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alaska
  • Dark Yellow: Fairbanks

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Fairbanks

$54,940 No data $48,930 No data $58,030
$43,570 $45,920 $46,650 $48,330 $50,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Fairbanks
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fairbanks

In Fairbanks, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 Fairbanks counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,030. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Fairbanks was $54,940 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Fairbanks.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Fairbanks

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Counseling professionals in Fairbanks make a median yearly salary of $53,620. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 116%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,310 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $87,000 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Fairbanks

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Fairbanks


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Fairbanks


Fairbanks' counseling schools offer 2 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Fairbanks


In 2010 approximately 15 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Fairbanks, Alaska

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