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Fast Facts for Educational Counselors in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Brownsville, Lubbock and McAllen
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Midland, Texarkana and Dallas
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth

Salaries for Educational Counselors in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Laredo, Fort Worth and Houston

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More Texas Educational Counseling Schools

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
San Angelo
Masters
6,239
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Houston
Masters
2,339
Wichita Falls
Masters
6,027
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
Prairie View
Doctorate
8,382
Huntsville
Doctorate
16,496
Levelland
Associate
6,602
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
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
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,253
Canyon
Doctorate
7,502

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Educational 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:
Educational Counselors

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Victoria140$40,420
Waco390$53,360
Wichita Falls130$49,120
Austin-Round Rock2070$56,140
Abilene160$50,980
Amarillo270$52,340
Beaumont-Port Arthur250$49,670
Brownsville-Harlingen430$58,590
College Station-Bryan620$47,690
Corpus Christi410$55,900
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington6050$63,840
El Paso850$56,500
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land5030$60,020
San Angelo120$50,140
San Antonio-New Braunfels1810$56,660
Laredo190$59,360
Longview160$48,690
Lubbock520$43,530
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission900$61,860
Midland130$60,350
Killeen-Temple470$50,720
Odessa120$59,920
Sherman-Denison90$52,580
Tyler200$46,430

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