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Counseling Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

There are 7 counseling schools in New Orleans for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in New Orleans, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Counseling Employment

New Orleans 2,610
Louisiana 12,080

Exactly 2,610 of the 9,960 counseling professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 63% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Counseling employment growth

8,760 10,410 10,800 12,190 9,960
1,600 2,220 2,700 2,970 2,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$40,265 $39,825 $41,813 $46,250 $43,446
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

As the number of counseling professionals in New Orleans has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in New Orleans reportedly earned an average salary of $43,446 per year. The average salary for counseling professionals in New Orleans was $40,265 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in New Orleans is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in New Orleans

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

Counseling professionals make a median salary of $42,946 per year in New Orleans. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 157%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $25,130 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,600 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in New Orleans


Many of New Orleans' counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In New Orleans


New Orleans' counseling schools offer 13 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 104 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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