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Counseling Schools
In Hickory, North Carolina

Counseling faculty can choose to work at only one counseling school in Hickory. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Hickory, which encompasses counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Counseling Employment

Hickory 590
North Carolina 18,540

Exactly 590 of North Carolina's 16,520 counseling professionals work in Hickory. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in Hickory has grown by 23%. As the employment for counseling professionals in Hickory has increased, overall employment in Hickory has decreased.

Hickory Vs. North Carolina Counseling employment growth

11,760 16,440 17,570 18,620 16,520
480 850 630 660 590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Hickory

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Hickory

$40,970 $41,958 $43,550 $46,810 $46,295
$31,780 $33,060 $34,190 $35,020 $35,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Hickory
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Hickory

As the number of counseling professionals in Hickory has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. Hickory counseling professionals made $46,295 per year, on average, in 2010. Counseling professionals in Hickory made a yearly average salary of $40,970, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Hickory is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Hickory

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Counseling professionals in Hickory earn a median salary of $43,970 per year. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $33,812 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $62,378 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Hickory

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

On average counseling professionals in Hickory earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Hickory.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Hickory


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Hickory


There is one degree and certificate program in counseling offered by Hickory's counseling school.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Hickory


Approximately 19 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Hickory, North Carolina

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