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Fast Facts for Counselors in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco and Oakland
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose and Sacramento
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco and Santa Ana

Salaries for Counselors in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Santa Ana and Oakland

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  • Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Professional School Counseling (PSC)
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  • Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning.

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More California Counselors Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
San Diego
Doctorate
3,704
San Diego
Masters & First Professional
190
Anaheim
Masters & First Professional
345
La Mirada
Doctorate & First Professional
5,830
Riverside
Masters
3,775
Bakersfield
Masters
7,700
Hayward
Masters
13,124
Fresno
Doctorate
22,383
Fullerton
Doctorate
37,130
Long Beach
Doctorate
36,868
Los Angeles
Doctorate
21,051
Northridge
Doctorate
35,446
Sacramento
Doctorate
28,829
San Bernardino
Doctorate
17,066
Orange
Doctorate
6,022
Orange
Masters
6,328
Fresno
Masters
2,391
Oakland
Masters
1,114
Van Nuys
Doctorate
531
San Dimas
Bachelor
459
Loma Linda
Doctorate & First Professional
4,022
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
8,977
Fresno
Masters & First Professional
151
La Jolla
Masters
26,363
Chatsworth
Doctorate
373
Moraga
Doctorate
3,801
San Diego
Doctorate
35,695
San Francisco
Doctorate
30,125
Redding
Masters
1,076
Rohnert Park
Masters
8,770
Santa Clarita
Doctorate & First Professional
1,511
Sacramento
Bachelor
242
Irvine
Doctorate & First Professional
26,483
La Verne
Doctorate & First Professional
7,370
San Diego
Doctorate
7,504
Los Angeles
Doctorate & First Professional
33,408
Costa Mesa
Masters
2,254

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Counselors relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield N/A $29,490
Fresno 250 N/A
San Francisco 550 $36,200
Oakland 550 $36,200
Hayward 550 $36,200
Riverside 350 N/A
San Bernardino 350 N/A
Ontario 350 N/A
Sacramento 150 $39,370
Roseville 150 $39,370
Arden 150 $39,370
Arcade 150 $39,370
San Diego 360 $33,920
Carlsbad 360 $33,920
Los Angeles 560 $48,270
Long Beach 560 $48,270
Anaheim 560 $48,270
Santa Cruz 50 $62,440
Watsonville 50 $62,440
Santa Rosa 70 $41,520
Stockton 70 $47,800
Lodi 70 $47,800
San Jose 100 $50,840
Sunnyvale 100 $50,840
Santa Clara 100 $50,840
San Luis Obispo N/A $48,990
Paso Robles N/A $48,990
Arroyo Grande N/A $48,990

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