Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Pocatello, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Counseling program at Idaho State University.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a counseling degree in Pocatello. If you decide to attend one of Pocatello's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in instate tuition and $24,894 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Pocatello. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 counselors in Idaho were working in the greater Pocatello area. The number of counselors in Pocatello is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Pocatello, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,110 per year. This is higher than the average salary for counselors in the state.
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