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Counseling Schools
In Los Angeles, California

There are 11 counseling schools in Los Angeles for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Los Angeles, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Counseling Employment

Los Angeles 17,250
California 72,380

Exactly 17,250 of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, work in Los Angeles. The number of counseling professionals in Los Angeles has grown by 10% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has also increased.

Los Angeles Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
15,670 15,630 17,690 18,880 17,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Los Angeles

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$53,234 $54,565 $58,143 $55,890 $53,422
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

Salaries for counseling professionals in Los Angeles have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Los Angeles reportedly earned an average salary of $53,422 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Los Angeles was $53,234 per year. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Los Angeles is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Los Angeles

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Counseling professionals make a median salary of $47,906 per year in Los Angeles. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 199%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $28,788 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $85,990 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Los Angeles


There are 11 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 18 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Los Angeles' counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 663 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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