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Counseling Schools
In Ruston, Louisiana

In Ruston, there is only one counseling school where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Ruston, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Counseling Employment

Ruston 670
Louisiana 12,080

Exactly 670 of Louisiana's 9,960 counseling professionals work in Ruston. There has been a 8% growth in the number of counseling professionals in Ruston between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Ruston has increased, overall employment in Ruston has decreased.

Ruston Vs. Louisiana Counseling employment growth

8,760 10,410 10,800 12,190 9,960
620 620 570 No data 670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: Ruston

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Ruston

$33,625 $32,480 $36,677 No data $37,255
$28,130 $29,380 $30,820 No data $33,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Ruston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ruston

In Ruston, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. Ruston counseling professionals made $37,255 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for counseling professionals in Ruston was $33,625 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ruston.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Ruston

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Counseling professionals make a median salary of $36,570 per year in Ruston. The difference in pay between the counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 123%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $23,632 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $52,595 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Ruston

Clinical Psychology
Christian Counseling

Counseling professional salaries in Ruston are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Ruston


There is only one accredited counseling school in the city. Many of Ruston's counseling professionals are graduates of this school.

Counseling Programs Offered In Ruston


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in counseling offered by Ruston's counseling schools.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Ruston


In 2010 approximately 60 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Ruston, Louisiana

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