Plainfield's largest counseling school is Goddard College. In 2010, Goddard College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Plainfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Plainfield was $12,508 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,376 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Plainfield. And if you live on campus at one of the Plainfield-based counseling schools, you will have an added expense of $1,120 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,986.
Many counseling graduates choose to work as counselors after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plainfield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 counselors in Vermont were working in the greater Plainfield area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 5% in Plainfield. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Plainfield is $31,890 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.