Forensic Psychology Schools In Virginia

Forensic Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited forensic psychology school in Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic psychology in the state of Virginia, which encompasses forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology masters degree level.


Schools

  1. Marymount University

    2807 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, Virginia 22207-4299

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

Virginia 2,480
National 111,390

Of all of the forensic psychology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Virginia.

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In Virginia

2,240 2,370 2,250 2,170 2,480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, the field of forensic psychology is growing. There were 240 more forensic psychology professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of forensic psychology has grown by 11% in Virginia. 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 Virginia

$73,100 $77,820 $78,270 $78,960 $80,330
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of forensic psychology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to forensic psychology professionals are increasing in Virginia. Forensic psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $73,100 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $80,330 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$33,640
25th percentile
$62,815
50th percentile
$81,400
75th percentile
$94,360
90th percentile
$124,675

Thus, there was a 9% growth in forensic psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 271% pay differential between the highest paid forensic psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of forensic psychology in Virginia.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Virginia

Clinical Psychology
$62,300
Counseling
$48,162
Criminal Justice
$52,204
Criminology
$64,220
Forensic Psychology
$80,330
Forensic Science
$69,860
Psychology
$84,510

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

As the number of forensic psychology professionals is increasing in Virginia state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic psychology school in Virginia state is also increasing. In Virginia, there were 40 graduates in 2006. And there were 61 graduates from forensic psychology courses in 2010.

This represents a 53% increase in the number of forensic psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. Most of these graduates, or 100%, earned a master's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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