Psychology Schools
In Athens, Georgia

Psychology faculty can choose to work at only one psychology school in Athens. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Athens, which includes psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Athens Vs. Georgia Psychology Employment

Athens 50
Georgia 3,030

Of the 3,030 psychology professionals employed in Georgia, 50 work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, in Athens, there has been a 17% decline in the number of psychology professionals. Overall employment in Athens has increased.

Athens Vs. Georgia Psychology employment growth

2,390 2,330 2,600 2,370 3,030
60 50 40 40 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$53,650 $57,990 $64,220 $65,330 $70,350
$34,260 $35,170 $37,200 $38,110 $39,840
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

Salaries for psychology professionals in Athens have increased. Athens psychology professionals made $70,350 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for psychology professionals in Athens was $53,650 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Athens is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Athens

10th percentile
$24,980
25th percentile
$49,590
50th percentile
$63,970
75th percentile
$87,230
90th percentile
$111,850

Psychology professionals in Athens earn a median salary of $63,970 per year. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 348%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $24,980 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $111,850 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Athens

Counseling
$57,845
School Psychology
$70,350
Sports Psychology
$70,350
Psychology
$70,350
Forensic Psychology
$70,350
Clinical Psychology
$70,350
Christian Counseling
$83,320

Psychology professional salaries in Athens are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Athens

1

Many of Athens' psychology professionals are graduates of the only accredited psychology school in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
2
doctor
3
Certificate
1
Total8

There are a total of 8 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Athens' psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Athens

associate
0
bachelor
362
master
46
doctor
30
Certificate
20
Total458

Approximately 458 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Athens, Georgia

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