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Counseling Schools In Idaho

Counseling classes faculty can choose to work at one of 5 accredited counseling schools in Idaho. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the state of Idaho, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


  1. Boise Bible College

    8695 W Marigold St, Boise, Idaho 83714-1220

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Northwest Nazarene University

    623 S. Holly St, Nampa, Idaho 83686-5897

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Counseling Employment

Idaho 4,100
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Idaho.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Idaho

3,930 4,220 4,390 4,990 4,000
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Counseling is a growing field in Idaho. In Idaho, 70 more counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of counseling professionals has grown by 2%. This growth is slower than the national trend for counseling professionals which shows a 2% decrease in the number of counseling professionals working around the nation.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$41,142 $39,038 $37,517 $49,960 $50,648
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of counseling professionals is growing, the salaries paid to counseling professionals are increasing in Idaho. The mean salary for counseling professionals in 2006 was $41,142 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $50,648 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Idaho

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This represents a growth in salaries of 19%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Idaho state, within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid counseling professionals earn 184% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Idaho

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Idaho, counseling professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Idaho


As the number of counseling professionals is increasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 5 accredited counseling schools in Idaho state is also increasing. In 2006, 116 students graduated from counseling courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 127 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Idaho by 9%. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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