Psychology Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there are 9 accredited schools where psychology classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology training in Washington DC, which includes psychology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Washington DC

    901 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Psychology Employment

Washington DC 520
National 112,810

Of all of the psychology professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Washington DC

720 710 620 700 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of psychology is shrinking. In 2010 there were 240 less psychology professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. This represents a 33% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the change in the number of psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of psychology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$69,675 $88,025 $81,620 $84,413 $77,505
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to psychology professionals are growing in Washington DC. In 2006 psychology professionals made a mean salary of $69,675 per year, and in 2010 they made $77,505 per year.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$51,885
25th percentile
$67,385
50th percentile
$77,365
75th percentile
$87,715
90th percentile
$95,235

This represents a 10% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 84%

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Christian Counseling
$65,843
Clinical Psychology
$59,130
Counseling
$51,666
Forensic Psychology
$73,580
Organizational Psychology
$81,430
Psychology
$77,505
School Psychology
$73,580
Sociology
$86,760
Sports Psychology
$73,580

Psychology professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
20
doctor
13
Certificate
3
Total45

The number of students graduating from the 9 accredited psychology schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In 2006, 691 students graduated from psychology courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 691 students graduated.

Thus there was a 0% percent decrease in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. Most of these graduates, or 44%, earned an master's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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