Eau Claire has a general population of 61,704 and an overall student population of 17,744. Approximately 5,774 of Eau Claire's students are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 1 counseling schools in Eau Claire, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Chippewa Valley Technical College. In 2010, Chippewa Valley Technical College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in counseling.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in counseling in Eau Claire in 2010. In 2009 tuition at counseling schools in Eau Claire was $3,607 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,264 for counseling related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Eau Claire after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Eau Claire, which is the most popular counseling profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 4,700 counselors in Wisconsin, 100 were working in the greater Eau Claire area. The government projects that the number of counselors in Eau Claire will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a counselor in Eau Claire is $49,070 per year, which is lower than the average for counselors state-wide.