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Counseling Schools
In Sacramento, California

The city of Sacramento has 4 schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Sacramento, and the future trends. Academia in counseling includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Counseling Employment

Sacramento 3,570
California 72,380

Of the 64,500 counseling professionals employed in California, 3,570 work in Sacramento. The number of counseling professionals in Sacramento has shrunk by 11% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for counseling professionals in Sacramento has decreased, overall employment in Sacramento has also decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
4,020 3,980 4,490 5,020 3,570
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$48,736 $53,483 $58,976 $60,807 $56,080
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of counseling professionals in Sacramento has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. Sacramento counseling professionals made $56,080 per year, on average, in 2010. Counseling professionals in Sacramento made a yearly average salary of $48,736, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Sacramento.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Sacramento

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

Counseling professionals in Sacramento earn a median salary of $50,698 per year. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,662 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $86,468 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Sacramento


There are 4 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's counseling schools offer 5 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Sacramento


Approximately 174 students graduated from counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

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