Fishers, IN (population: 75,408) has thirty-one counseling schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Indiana University-Bloomington, the highest ranked school in this group with a counseling program, has a total student population of 42,347. It is the 59th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Indiana.
Counseling students from Fishers schools who go on to become counseling psychologists, school counselors, counselors, christian counselors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 30,900 people working as counselors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,400. Also, Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists make on average $59,070 per year and there are about 219,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Indianapolis-Carmel area alone, there are 1,580 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average salary of $51,310. Counselors in this area earn $45,550/yr and there are ** employed.
Fishers lies in Hamilton county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Indianapolis-Carmel area has 870,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $20.15/hr average worker wage, and a $41,900 average annual salary. Thus, about ** out of every 1000 jobs in Fishers are held by counselors, and 1.817/1000 are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists.
Of the 31 counseling schools with a 100-mile radius of Fishers, only 12 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butler University comes out as the most expensive ($26,565/yr) for counseling students, with Sinclair Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,687/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fishers|
|West Lafayette||IN||-||1||78.6553||122||57.3 miles|
|North Manchester||IN||-||1||55.0629||70||73.9 miles|
|Terre Haute||IN||60,269||5||28.5376||204||79.6 miles|
|Fort Wayne||IN||253,250||14||20.2986||342||90.2 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||99.7 miles|