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Fast Facts for Counselors in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Texarkana, El Paso and College Station
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Antonio, Austin and Dallas
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Counselors in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Brownsville, El Paso and Dallas

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Programs
  • MA in Psychology, Career Management and Counseling Specialization
  • Doctor of Psychology, Mediation & Conflict Resolution
  • MA in Psychology, General Psychology
  • Designated a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • Received the 2013 Making a Difference for Students Award from Quality Matters.
  • Offers a free student app for smartphones and tablets, helping students keep up to date.
  • Has a Golden Key International Honour Society and SALUTE Veterans Honor Society.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
Programs
  • MS in Psychology - Addictions
  • Psychology
  • MS in Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis Specialization
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • M.S. in Christian Counseling of Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • M.S. in Professional Counseling
  • Work in the fascinating and rewarding field of psychology - earn your bachelor's or master's degree online with Grand Canyon University.
  • The College of Humanities and Social Sciences promotes research, creativity, ethical formation and inquiry through critical, analytical and interdisciplinary study.
  • GCU's bachelor's and master's in psychology degrees combine academic theory with practical application.
  • Gain a comprehensive study of human behavior within a Christian values-oriented environment designed to emphasize compassion and ethics.
  • Join a values-based community surrounded by compassion, ethics and research on human behavior.
Programs
  • Certificate in Trauma
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Let Regent Lead The Way
  • No matter your passion, you'll find your place at Regent! Choose from more than 95 areas of study in the subject areas employers demand.
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Doctor of Education: Community Care & Counseling: Marriage & Family
  • Master of Arts: Pastoral Counseling: Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Master of Arts: Pastoral Counseling: Crisis Response and Trauma
  • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
  • Up to 50% of your master’s degree can be transferred in to help you get the most out of your hard work and maximize the credit you previously earned.
Programs
  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
Programs
  • Psychology (BA)
  • Online bachelor's programs include BBA, Criminal Justice, IT, Healthcare Management, Pscyhology & Public Health
  • Over 115 years of delivering quality education and personalized attention to students
Programs
  • BA in Psychology
  • Earn your degree online from Ashford University!
  • Choose from Undergraduate and Graduate classes
  • Business, Health Care, Psychology and Liberal Arts programs to choose from
  • Apply Now! Classes begin every Tuesday!

More Texas Counselors Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Arlington
Bachelor
144
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Dallas
Bachelor
358
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,005
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Austin
Masters & First Professional
97
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Houston
Masters
2,339
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Austin
Masters
5,317
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
Levelland
Associate
6,602
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Fort Worth
Doctorate
3,042
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Nacogdoches
Doctorate
11,607
Alpine
Masters
2,717
Stephenville
Doctorate
9,460
Laredo
Doctorate
5,179
Corpus Christi
Doctorate
8,563
Kingsville
Doctorate
6,567
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Houston
Doctorate
9,540
San Marcos
Doctorate
28,121
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
28,260
Lubbock
Doctorate & First Professional
2,616
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Denton
Doctorate
12,168
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,774
Brownsville
Doctorate
17,215
El Paso
Doctorate
20,154
San Antonio
Doctorate
28,533
Odessa
Masters
3,559
Edinburg
Doctorate
17,435
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
34,663
Houston
Doctorate
7,522
Victoria
Masters
2,784
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Denton
Doctorate
34,710
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,253
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Counselors

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 480 $52,670
Round Rock 480 $52,670
Abilene 40 $60,500
Amarillo 70 $57,320
Beaumont 80 $51,670
Port Arthur 80 $51,670
College Station 40 $57,950
Bryan 40 $57,950
Corpus Christi N/A $33,550
Dallas 1470 $67,010
Fort Worth 1470 $67,010
Arlington 1470 $67,010
El Paso 240 $62,150
Houston 1510 $62,630
The Woodlands 1510 $62,630
Sugar Land 1510 $62,630
San Antonio 270 $57,980
New Braunfels 270 $57,980
Lubbock 70 $59,430
McAllen 150 $65,570
Edinburg 150 $65,570
Mission 150 $65,570
Killeen 80 $58,060
Temple 80 $58,060
Waco 40 $57,740
Wichita Falls 40 $53,360

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