Alvin has a total population of 21,413 and a student population of 5,240. Of these students, 5,240 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Alvin, by student population, is Alvin Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Counseling program at Alvin Community College.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a counseling certificate in Alvin. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Alvin was $1,114 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,575 for counseling related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Alvin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 24,650 counselors in Texas. Of these counselors, 5,160 were working in the greater Alvin area. Alvin's counselor workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Alvin is $55,570 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.