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Counseling Schools In Rhode Island

There are 4 accredited counseling schools in Rhode Island for faculty who teach counseling classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the state of Rhode Island, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


  1. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

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  2. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

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  3. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

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  4. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

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Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Counseling Employment

Rhode Island 2,940
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Rhode Island

2,840 2,010 3,720 3,640 2,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Rhode Island, the field of counseling is shrinking. In 2010 there were 470 less counseling professionals working in Rhode Island than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has shrunk by 17% in Rhode Island. This decline is faster than the change in the number of counseling professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% from 2006 to 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Rhode Island

$46,730 $48,786 $41,975 $47,675 $51,976
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. In 2006 counseling professionals made a mean salary of $46,730 per year, and in 2010 they made $51,976 per year.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a growth in salaries of 10%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 160% pay differential between the highest paid counseling professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of counseling in Rhode Island.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Rhode Island, counseling professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited counseling schools in Rhode Island is increasing. In 2006, 107 students graduated from counseling courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 139 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island by 30%. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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