Schenectady has a general population of 61,821 and an overall student population of 7,941. Approximately 5,191 of Schenectady's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Schenectady, by student population, is Schenectady County Community College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Schenectady County Community College with credentials in counseling.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in counseling from counseling schools in Schenectady in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Schenectady was $3,402 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for counseling related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Schenectady after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Schenectady, which is the most popular counseling profession, are average. There were 22,870 counselors working in New York and 1,090 working in the greater Schenectady area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 9% in Schenectady. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Schenectady, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,290 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.