Clinical Psychology Schools In Alabama

Alabama has 2 accredited clinical psychology schools where clinical psychology faculty who teach clinical psychology classes can find employment. The trends in Alabama's clinical psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in clinical psychology includes clinical psychology training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Clinical Psychology
  • PhD degree in Clinical Psychology


  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Clinical Psychology Employment

Alabama 1,490
National 254,740

Of all of the clinical psychology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Clinical psychology professionals In Alabama

1,950 1,810 1,730 1,400 1,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Clinical Psychology is a shrinking field in Alabama. In 2010 there were 460 less clinical psychology professionals working in Alabama than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of clinical psychology professionals has shrunk by 24%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of clinical psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of clinical psychology professionals has grown by 17% from 2006 to 2010.

Clinical Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$47,380 $55,858 $61,618 $61,398 $59,672
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Clinical Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of clinical psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to clinical psychology professionals are increasing in Alabama. Clinical psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $47,380 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $59,672 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Clinical psychology professionals in Alabama

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Thus, clinical psychology professionals' salaries grew by 21% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of clinical psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid clinical psychology professionals earning 133% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Alabama state.

Average Salaries for Clinical psychology professionals and related professions in Alabama

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Alabama, clinical psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Clinical Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited clinical psychology schools in Alabama is decreasing. In 2006 there were 14 clinical psychology graduates from clinical psychology courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 12 graduates.

This represents a 14% decrease in the number of clinical psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Alabama state. A majority of these graduates, or 67%, graduated with a master's degree in clinical psychology.

Clinical Psychology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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