Psychology Schools
In Columbia, Missouri

In Columbia, there are 3 psychology schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The trends in Columbia's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes psychology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Columbia Vs. Missouri Psychology Employment

Columbia 40
Missouri 1,700

Exactly 40 of Missouri's 1,700 psychology professionals work in Columbia. There has been a 20% decline in the number of psychology professionals in Columbia between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Columbia has increased.

Columbia Vs. Missouri Psychology employment growth

1,460 1,340 1,400 1,500 1,700
50 60 50 50 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Missouri
  • Dark Yellow: Columbia

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Columbia

$48,700 $50,510 $53,660 $59,070 $58,900
$33,560 $35,700 $36,610 $37,570 $36,650
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Columbia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbia

Salaries for psychology professionals in Columbia have increased. Columbia psychology professionals made $58,900 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for psychology professionals in Columbia was $48,700 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Columbia.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Columbia

10th percentile
$29,740
25th percentile
$37,970
50th percentile
$52,510
75th percentile
$74,800
90th percentile
$90,690

Columbia psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $52,510. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,740 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 205% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Columbia

Counseling
$45,677
Christian Counseling
$57,090
Sports Psychology
$58,900
School Psychology
$58,900
Forensic Psychology
$58,900
Clinical Psychology
$58,900
Psychology
$58,900

On average psychology professional salaries in Columbia are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Columbia

3

There are 3 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Columbia's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

Columbia's psychology schools offer 5 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Columbia

associate
0
bachelor
522
master
11
doctor
11
Certificate
0
Total544

Approximately 544 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Columbia, Missouri

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