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In Las Cruces, New Mexico

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

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Professional Trends

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Counseling Employment

Las Cruces 340
New Mexico 5,980

Of the 5,200 counseling professionals employed in New Mexico, 340 work in Las Cruces. The number of counseling professionals in Las Cruces has grown by 113% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Las Cruces has increased, overall employment in Las Cruces has also increased.

Las Cruces Vs. New Mexico Counseling employment growth

4,840 4,370 6,140 5,170 5,200
160 240 380 300 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: New Mexico
  • Dark Yellow: Las Cruces

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Las Cruces

$48,175 $45,343 $57,825 $52,173 $53,497
$31,250 $33,260 $35,580 $37,450 $38,380
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Las Cruces
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Las Cruces

In Las Cruces, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Las Cruces reportedly earned an average salary of $53,497 per year. Counseling professionals in Las Cruces made a yearly average salary of $48,175, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Las Cruces is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Las Cruces

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Las Cruces counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,343. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 108%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,673 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $78,240 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Las Cruces

Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling

Las Cruces counseling professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Las Cruces


Many of Las Cruces' counseling professionals are graduates of the only accredited counseling school in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Las Cruces


Las Cruces' counseling schools offer 2 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Las Cruces


Approximately 11 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Las Cruces, New Mexico

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