Lynnwood has a general population of 33,847 and an overall student population of 9,658. Approximately 9,658 of Lynnwood's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
The largest counseling school in Lynnwood, by student population, is Edmonds Community College. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Counseling program at Edmonds Community College.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Lynnwood in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Lynnwood's counseling schools was $12,440 per year for instate students and $17,660 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Lynnwood-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,118.
If you plan on staying in Lynnwood after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Lynnwood, which is the most popular counseling profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 counselors in Washington State were working in the greater Lynnwood area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Lynnwood will increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Lynnwood is $36,590 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.