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Counseling Schools
In Virginia Beach, Virginia

There are 2 counseling schools in Virginia Beach for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Virginia Beach, which includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Counseling Employment

Virginia Beach 4,330
Virginia 20,930

Of the 20,020 counseling professionals employed in Virginia, 4,330 work in Virginia Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, in Virginia Beach, there has been a 9% growth in the number of counseling professionals. As the employment for counseling professionals in Virginia Beach has increased, overall employment in Virginia Beach has also increased.

Virginia Beach Vs. Virginia Counseling employment growth

16,070 18,200 19,540 20,080 20,020
3,980 4,020 4,380 4,260 4,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Virginia Beach

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Virginia Beach

$44,548 $43,320 $43,330 $43,863 $47,166
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Virginia Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Virginia Beach

As the number of counseling professionals in Virginia Beach has grown, salaries for counseling professionals have also increased. In 2010 counseling professionals in Virginia Beach reportedly earned an average salary of $47,166 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, counseling professionals in Virginia Beach made an average salary of $44,548 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Virginia Beach.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Virginia Beach

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Counseling professionals in Virginia Beach make a median yearly salary of $44,928. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $30,272 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 124% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Virginia Beach

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Virginia Beach


There are 2 accredited counseling schools in the city. Many of Virginia Beach's counseling professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Counseling Programs Offered In Virginia Beach


Virginia Beach's counseling schools offer 2 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Virginia Beach


In 2010 approximately 62 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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