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Counseling Schools in Des Plaines, Illinois

Counseling Schools in Des Plaines, IL

With an overall population of 58,720 and a student population of 12,087, approximately 12,087 of Des Plaines students attend one of Des Plaines's schools that offer counseling programs.

Of the 1 counseling schools in Des Plaines, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Oakton Community College. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Oakton Community College with credentials in counseling.

A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Des Plaines in 2010. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Des Plaines, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,510.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a counseling program in Des Plaines.

Counseling Salaries and Career Outlook in Des Plaines

If you decide to work as a counselor in Des Plaines, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,030 counselors in Illinois. Of these counselors, 5,570 were working in the greater Des Plaines area. The number of counselors in Des Plaines is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for counselors.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Des Plaines is $57,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Counseling Degree in Des Plaines
  • Associates Degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors Degree in Counseling
  • Counseling Classes
  • Counseling Courses
  • Counseling Training

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  1. 1Oakton Community CollegeOakton Community College

    1600 E Golf Rd., Des Plaines, Illinois 60016-1268

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree