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Counseling Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

There are 5 counseling schools in Pittsburgh for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Counseling Employment

Pittsburgh 7,310
Pennsylvania 44,400

Exactly 7,310 of the 39,380 counseling professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of counseling professionals in Pittsburgh has shrunk by 8%. As the employment for counseling professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Counseling employment growth

39,090 39,950 40,550 43,760 39,380
7,920 8,360 8,170 8,390 7,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$44,925 $46,810 $48,682 $48,903 $49,484
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for counseling professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $49,484 per year. The average salary for counseling professionals in Pittsburgh was $44,925 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Pittsburgh

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Pittsburgh counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $47,534. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 166%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $26,554 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,660 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Pittsburgh counseling professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Pittsburgh


Many of Pittsburgh's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Pittsburgh's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 237 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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