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Counseling Schools
In Palm Desert, California

The city of Palm Desert has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Palm Desert, which includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Counseling Employment

Palm Desert 5,720
California 72,380

Exactly 5,720 of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palm Desert, there has been a 9% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
5,270 6,110 6,420 7,150 5,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$53,584 $55,638 $57,990 $59,765 $51,496
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

In Palm Desert, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Palm Desert reportedly earned an average salary of $51,496 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Palm Desert made an average salary of $53,584 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Palm Desert

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Palm Desert counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,420. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 171%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $29,660 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $80,434 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Palm Desert


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Palm Desert


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Palm Desert's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Palm Desert


In 2010 approximately 10 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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