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Counseling Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

In Jackson, 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 Jackson, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Counseling Employment

Jackson 1,120
Mississippi 4,520

Exactly 1,120 of the 4,360 counseling professionals employed in Mississippi, work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jackson, there has been a 19% growth in the number of counseling professionals. Overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Counseling employment growth

3,870 4,010 4,170 4,370 4,360
940 990 1,070 1,060 1,120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$45,058 $47,102 $48,478 $42,908 $43,868
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 Jackson counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $43,868. The average salary for counseling professionals in Jackson was $45,058 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Jackson.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Jackson

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

Counseling professionals in Jackson earn a median salary of $41,060 per year. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,328 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $66,362 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Jackson

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Christian Counseling

On average counseling professional salaries in Jackson are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Jackson


Many of Jackson's counseling professionals are graduates of the only accredited counseling school in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Jackson


There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Jackson's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Jackson


In 2010 approximately 37 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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