Psychology Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

In Atlanta, there are 8 psychology schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Atlanta, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Psychology Employment

Atlanta 1,630
Georgia 3,030

Of the 3,030 psychology professionals employed in Georgia, 1,630 work in Atlanta. There has been a 22% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Atlanta between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Psychology employment growth

2,390 2,330 2,600 2,370 3,030
1,340 1,300 1,670 1,510 1,630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$64,630 $67,620 $69,535 $69,415 $70,940
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

In Atlanta, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,940 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Atlanta. The average salary for psychology professionals in Atlanta was $64,630 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$34,255
25th percentile
$48,730
50th percentile
$69,360
75th percentile
$86,025
90th percentile
$100,745

Psychology professionals make a median salary of $69,360 per year in Atlanta. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 194%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,255 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,745 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Counseling
$50,568
Christian Counseling
$56,863
Clinical Psychology
$57,933
Sociology
$58,170
School Psychology
$70,100
Sports Psychology
$70,100
Forensic Psychology
$70,940
Psychology
$70,940

On average psychology professionals in Atlanta earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Atlanta.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Atlanta

8

Many of Atlanta's psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
10
master
5
doctor
6
Certificate
1
Total22

Atlanta's psychology schools offer 22 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
703
master
60
doctor
82
Certificate
18
Total863

In 2010 approximately 863 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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