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Counseling Schools
In Yakima, Washington

The city of Yakima has only one school where counseling faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of counseling and counseling education in Yakima, which includes counseling training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Yakima Vs. Washington Counseling Employment

Yakima 780
Washington 18,690

Of the 18,220 counseling professionals employed in Washington State, 780 work in Yakima. Between 2006 and 2010, in Yakima, there has been a 16% decline in the number of counseling professionals. As the number of counseling professionals in Yakima has decreased, overall employment in Yakima has increased.

Yakima Vs. Washington Counseling employment growth

20,380 20,400 19,240 18,740 18,220
930 840 810 730 780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Yakima

Counseling VS. All professions salaries in Yakima

$44,210 $46,413 $51,430 $51,110 $52,173
$34,280 $35,010 $36,180 $37,140 $38,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling in Yakima
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Yakima

As the number of counseling professionals in Yakima has shrunk, salaries for counseling professionals have increased. Yakima counseling professionals made $52,173 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for counseling professionals in Yakima was $44,210 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Yakima.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Yakima

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

Yakima counseling professionals earn a median yearly salary of $50,475. The 10% of counseling professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,602 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $69,910 per year.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Yakima

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Christian Counseling

On average counseling professionals in Yakima earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Yakima.

Educational Trends

Counseling schools in Yakima


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

Counseling Programs Offered In Yakima


Yakima's counseling schools offer 2 counseling degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Counseling Degrees In Yakima


In 2010 approximately 14 students graduated from counseling courses.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Yakima, Washington

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