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Counseling Schools
In Parkersburg, West Virginia

In Parkersburg, there is only one counseling school where counseling faculty can find employment. The trends in Parkersburg's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the counseling associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Counseling Employment

Parkersburg 230
West Virginia 3,190

Exactly 230 of the 3,130 counseling professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Parkersburg. There has been a 109% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Parkersburg between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of counseling professionals in Parkersburg has increased, overall employment in Parkersburg has decreased.

Parkersburg Vs. West Virginia Counseling employment growth

2,840 3,440 3,630 3,370 3,130
110 110 200 200 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Parkersburg

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Parkersburg

$39,097 $43,335 $35,613 $40,020 $36,450
$31,430 $32,700 $33,860 $34,940 $35,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Parkersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Parkersburg

Salaries for counseling professionals in Parkersburg have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $36,450 per year was earned by counseling professionals in Parkersburg. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Parkersburg made an average salary of $39,097 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Parkersburg.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Parkersburg

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Counseling professionals in Parkersburg earn a median salary of $37,308 per year. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 129%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,080 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $50,522 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Parkersburg

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Parkersburg


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Parkersburg


Parkersburg's counseling school offers one counseling degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Parkersburg


In 2010 approximately 5 students completed counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Parkersburg, West Virginia

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