Park Forest has a general population of 23,462 and an overall student population of 5,674. Approximately 5,674 of Park Forest's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Governors State University is the largest counseling school in Park Forest, based on student population. In 2010, Governors State University graduated approximately 48 students with credentials in counseling.
A total of 85 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Park Forest in 2010.
If you decide to work as a counselor in Park Forest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,030 counselors in Illinois. Of these counselors, 5,570 were working in the greater Park Forest area. The number of counselors in Park Forest is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Park Forest is $57,780 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for counselors.