Baltimore, MD (population: 632,410) has six counseling schools within its city limits. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in the city with a counseling program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Counseling students from Baltimore 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 Baltimore-Towson area alone, there are 2,490 employed human resources, training, and labor relations specialists earning an average salary of $66,960. Counselors in this area earn $38,690/yr and there are 440 employed.
Baltimore lies in Baltimore county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Baltimore-Towson area has 1,259,140 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $23.40/hr average worker wage, and a $48,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.349 out of every 1000 jobs in Baltimore are held by counselors, and 1.975/1000 are held by human resources, training, and labor relations specialists.
Of the 6 counseling schools in Baltimore, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola College in Maryland comes out as the most expensive ($26,122/yr) for counseling students, with The Community College of Baltimore County as the lowest, reported at only $5,035/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Baltimore|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||12.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||12.3 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||29.1 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||30.8 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||32.2 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||32.7 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||33.1 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||41.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||41.7 miles|