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Counseling Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

The city of Petersburg has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. The trends in Petersburg's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the counseling masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Counseling Employment

Petersburg 4,050
Virginia 20,930

Of the 20,020 counseling professionals employed in Virginia, 4,050 work in Petersburg. There has been a 45% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Petersburg between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Petersburg has also increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Counseling employment growth

16,070 18,200 19,540 20,080 20,020
2,800 3,170 3,870 4,320 4,050
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$48,086 $47,132 $47,780 $45,498 $44,706
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

As the number of counseling professionals in Petersburg has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have decreased. In 2010 Petersburg counseling professionals earned an average yearly salary of $44,706. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for counseling professionals in Petersburg was $48,086 per year. The decline in the salary of counseling professionals in Petersburg is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Petersburg

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Counseling professionals make a median salary of $43,616 per year in Petersburg. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $25,992 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $65,196 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Petersburg


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Petersburg


There is one degree and certificate program in counseling offered by Petersburg's counseling school.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Petersburg


Approximately 17 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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