With an overall population of 14,937 and a student population of 9,017, approximately 9,017 of Menomonie students attend one of Menomonie's schools that offer counseling programs.
Menomonie's largest counseling school is University of Wisconsin-Stout. In 2010, University of Wisconsin-Stout graduated approximately 69 students with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 135 students graduated with a counseling degree in Menomonie. If you decide to attend one of Menomonie's counseling schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,450 per year in instate tuition and $24,195 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $356 for counseling related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,363 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Menomonie after graduating from counseling school, you should know that job prospects for counselors in Menomonie, which is the most popular counseling profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 counselors in Wisconsin were working in the greater Menomonie area. Menomonie's counselor workforce is projected to 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 Menomonie is $45,740 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for counselors.