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Counseling Schools
In Jersey City, New Jersey

In Jersey City, 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 Jersey City, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Counseling Employment

Jersey City 27,470
New Jersey 18,630

Of the 18,280 counseling professionals employed in New Jersey, 27,470 work in Jersey City. There has been a 18% decline in the number of counseling professionals in Jersey City between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Jersey City has decreased, overall employment in Jersey City has increased.

Jersey City Vs. New Jersey Counseling employment growth

20,720 20,190 20,210 20,390 18,280
33,330 33,890 32,330 29,040 27,470
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Jersey
  • Dark Yellow: Jersey City

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Jersey City

$52,305 $52,490 $53,612 $56,930 $56,060
$50,840 $52,790 $54,850 $56,250 $57,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Jersey City
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jersey City

As the number of counseling professionals in Jersey City has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Jersey City reportedly earned an average salary of $56,060 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Jersey City was $52,305 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Jersey City is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Jersey City

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Counseling professionals make a median salary of $53,362 per year in Jersey City. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,988 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $84,208 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Jersey City

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Counseling professional salaries in Jersey City are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Jersey City


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Jersey City


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

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Jersey City


In 2010 approximately 33 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Jersey City, New Jersey

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