Forensic Psychology Schools In California

In California, there are 4 accredited schools where forensic psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in California's forensic psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic psychology includes forensic psychology training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Forensic Psychology
  • PhD degree in Forensic Psychology


Schools

  1. California Baptist University

    8432 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, California 92504-3297

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  2. Alliant International University

    10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, California 92131-1799

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  3. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

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  4. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles

    617 W 7th St, Los Angeles, California 90017

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

California 16,750
National 111,390

Approximately 15% of the country's forensic psychology professionals work in California state.

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In California

15,220 14,810 16,040 16,060 16,750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of forensic psychology professionals is growing in California. In California, 1,530 more forensic psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This growth is faster than the national trend for forensic psychology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of forensic psychology professionals working around the nation.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in California

$88,580 $90,960 $101,170 $90,325 $89,385
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by forensic psychology professionals is increasing in California. Forensic psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $88,580 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $89,385 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in California

10th percentile
$40,070
25th percentile
$63,885
50th percentile
$90,040
75th percentile
$108,610
90th percentile
$124,205

This represents a 1% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid forensic psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 210%

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in California

Clinical Psychology
$68,115
Counseling
$58,067
Criminal Justice
$56,305
Criminology
$83,243
Forensic Psychology
$89,385
Forensic Science
$67,720
Psychology
$89,385

Forensic psychology professionals in California earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total5

As the number of forensic psychology professionals is increasing in California state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited forensic psychology schools in California state is also increasing. In 2006, 18 students graduated from forensic psychology courses in California. And in 2010, 73 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of forensic psychology school degree or certificate graduates in California by 306%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with a master's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in California

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