California Educational Counselors: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Educational Counselors in California

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Fast Facts for Educational Counselors in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yuba City, Madera and Chico
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Rosa, Bakersfield and Oakland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Diego, Riverside and Santa Ana

Salaries for Educational Counselors in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Modesto, San Jose and Oxnard

Schools for Educational Counselors in California are listed below.

Selected Educational Counseling Schools in California

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Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: M.Ed. - School Counseling, MA in Professional Counseling - 60 Hour, BS in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor, Associate

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Counseling Psychology (EdD), Counseling Psychology (MA), Psychology (BA) (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master, Bachelor

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Psychology - BA, General Psychology - PhD of Psychology, Mental Health Policy and Practice - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Doctorate, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Sports Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue a certificate, master, or doctorate degree in Psychology at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

  • Programs: M.A. Psychology, Online Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis, Ed.D. Educational Psychology and Technology, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Doctorate

University of Valley Forge was founded in 1939 and is part of an international network of Assemblies of God colleges and universities.

  • Programs: BS in Psychology
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Pursue your education at Pacific Oaks College.

  • Programs: M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, Trauma Studies, M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, Latina/Latino Family Studies, M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, African American Family Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Master

One of the world's leading private research institutions, the University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880.

  • Programs: Online Master of Science in Applied Psychology
  • Degrees: Master
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More California Educational Counseling Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alliant International University San Diego Doctorate 3,704
California State University-Bakersfield Bakersfield Masters 7,700
California State University-East Bay Hayward Masters 13,124
California State University-Fresno Fresno Doctorate 22,383
California State University-Fullerton Fullerton Doctorate 37,130
California State University-Long Beach Long Beach Doctorate 36,868
California State University-Los Angeles Los Angeles Doctorate 21,051
California State University-Northridge Northridge Doctorate 35,446
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento Doctorate 28,829
California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino Doctorate 17,066
Chapman University Orange Doctorate 6,022
Chapman University-University College Orange Masters 6,328
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Masters 2,391
Loma Linda University Loma Linda Doctorate & First Professional 4,022
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 8,977
National University La Jolla Masters 26,363
Phillips Graduate Institute Chatsworth Doctorate 373
Saint Marys College of California Moraga Doctorate 3,801
San Diego State University San Diego Doctorate 35,695
San Francisco State University San Francisco Doctorate 30,125
Sonoma State University Rohnert Park Masters 8,770
University of La Verne La Verne Doctorate & First Professional 7,370
University of San Diego San Diego Doctorate 7,504
University of Southern California Los Angeles Doctorate & First Professional 33,408

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational 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:
Educational Counselors

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Educational Counselors relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 510 $65950 0.94
Fresno 970 $58970 1.55
Hanford 30 $70490 0.43
Corcoran 30 $70490 0.43
Chico 240 $49340 1.78
El Centro 50 $87830 0.49
Oxnard 530 $65580 0.97
Thousand Oaks 530 $65580 0.97
Ventura 530 $65580 0.97
Redding 150 $45270 1.42
Riverside 2220 $70790 0.92
San Bernardino 2220 $70790 0.92
Ontario 2220 $70790 0.92
Sacramento 1600 $62650 0.99
Roseville 1600 $62650 0.99
Arden 1600 $62650 0.99
Arcade 1600 $62650 0.99
Salinas 240 $47290 0.79
San Diego 2840 $56970 1.14
Carlsbad 2840 $56970 1.14
Los Angeles 9820 $61920 0.95
Long Beach 9820 $61920 0.95
Anaheim 9820 $61920 0.95
Merced 370 $59270 3.12
Modesto 330 $48570 1.07
Napa 120 $68080 0.89
Santa Cruz 140 $61440 0.87
Watsonville 140 $61440 0.87
Santa Maria 340 $43960 1.03
Santa Barbara 340 $43960 1.03
Santa Rosa 320 $60940 0.92
San Francisco 4220 $57340 1.05
Oakland 4220 $57340 1.05
Hayward 4220 $57340 1.05
Stockton 340 $66050 0.85
Lodi 340 $66050 0.85
San Jose 1070 $71790 0.58
Sunnyvale 1070 $71790 0.58
Santa Clara 1070 $71790 0.58
Vallejo 240 $42760 1.03
Fairfield 240 $42760 1.03
Visalia 370 $33710 1.42
Porterville 370 $33710 1.42
Yuba City 100 $66600 1.4
San Luis Obispo 450 $36450 2.19
Paso Robles 450 $36450 2.19
Arroyo Grande 450 $36450 2.19
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