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Counseling Schools
In San Francisco, California

In San Francisco, there are 4 counseling schools where counseling faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in counseling in the city of San Francisco, which encompasses counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Francisco Vs. California Counseling Employment

San Francisco 4,210
California 72,380

Exactly 4,210 of California's 64,500 counseling professionals work in San Francisco. The number of counseling professionals in San Francisco has grown by 5% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in San Francisco has also increased.

San Francisco Vs. California Counseling employment growth

66,820 65,810 71,840 76,370 64,500
4,010 4,420 5,310 5,550 4,210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Francisco

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in San Francisco

$58,330 $56,508 $59,952 $63,062 $59,232
$54,770 $57,810 $60,430 $61,940 $63,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in San Francisco
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Francisco

In San Francisco, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $59,232 per year was earned by counseling professionals in San Francisco. Counseling professionals in San Francisco made a yearly average salary of $58,330, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of counseling professionals in San Francisco is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in San Francisco

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Counseling professionals in San Francisco make a median yearly salary of $55,596. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,428 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 153% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in San Francisco

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average counseling professional salaries in San Francisco are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in San Francisco


Many of San Francisco's counseling professionals are graduates of one of the 4 accredited counseling schools in the city.

Counseling Programs Offered In San Francisco


San Francisco's counseling schools offer 5 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In San Francisco


Approximately 384 students completed counseling courses in 2010.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in San Francisco, California

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