Psychology Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has 9 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Washington, 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

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Psychology Employment

Washington DC 2,250
Washington DC 520

Exactly 2,250 of the 480 psychology professionals employed in Washington DC, work in Washington. Between 2006 and 2010, in Washington, there has been a 17% growth in the number of psychology professionals. As the number of psychology professionals in Washington has increased, overall employment in Washington has also increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Psychology employment growth

720 710 620 700 480
1,920 1,920 2,040 1,990 2,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$78,990 $86,713 $84,300 $87,915 $88,510
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

Salaries for psychology professionals in Washington have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $88,510 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Washington. The average salary for psychology professionals in Washington was $78,990 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Washington.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$52,045
25th percentile
$71,030
50th percentile
$86,380
75th percentile
$102,300
90th percentile
$129,870

Psychology professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $86,380. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 150%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $52,045 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $129,870 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Organizational Psychology
$0
Christian Counseling
$53,600
Counseling
$55,250
Clinical Psychology
$71,393
School Psychology
$75,260
Sports Psychology
$75,260
Sociology
$85,455
Psychology
$88,510
Forensic Psychology
$88,510

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Washington DC

9

Many of Washington's psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
16
doctor
9
Certificate
2
Total36

Washington's psychology schools offer 36 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
513
master
107
doctor
66
Certificate
5
Total691

In 2010 approximately 691 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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