If you are interested in pursuing counseling, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 counseling schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Milwaukee has a total population of 596,974 and a student population of 85,247. Of these students, 13,614 are enrolled in schools that offer counseling programs.
Of the 2 counseling schools in Milwaukee, the largest counseling school, by student population, is Marquette University. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Marquette University with credentials in counseling.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a counseling degree in Milwaukee. If you decide to attend a counseling school in Milwaukee, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,131.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for counseling related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,615 per year, on average, for room and board at Milwaukee-based counseling schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,170.
After graduating with your credentials in counseling, if you decide to work as a counselor in Milwaukee, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 4,700 counselors in Wisconsin. Of these counselors, 790 were working in the greater Milwaukee area. By the year 2018, the number of counselors is expected to increase by 3% in Milwaukee. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for counselors.
As a counselor in Milwaukee, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,760 per year. This is lower than the average salary for counselors in the state.
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