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Counseling Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Counseling faculty can choose to work at one of 7 counseling schools in Philadelphia. The trends in Philadelphia's counseling academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Counseling Employment

Philadelphia 15,610
Pennsylvania 44,400

Exactly 15,610 of Pennsylvania's 39,380 counseling professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 2% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Counseling employment growth

39,090 39,950 40,550 43,760 39,380
15,360 14,590 14,980 17,930 15,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$46,987 $47,932 $45,402 $47,063 $49,054
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $49,054 per year was earned by counseling professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Philadelphia made an average salary of $46,987 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Philadelphia

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90th percentile

Philadelphia counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,742. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $27,684 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 169% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average counseling professionals in Philadelphia earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Philadelphia.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Philadelphia


Many of Philadelphia's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 17 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Philadelphia's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 404 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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