Psychology Schools In Washington State

There are 23 accredited psychology schools in Washington State for faculty who teach psychology classes to choose from. The trends in Washington State's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

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  2. City University of Seattle

    11900 NE First Street, Bellevue, Washington 98005

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  3. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

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  4. Gonzaga University

    E 502 Boone Ave, Spokane, Washington 99258-0001

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  5. Heritage University

    3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, Washington 98948

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  6. Bastyr University

    14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore, Washington 98028-4966

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  7. Trinity Lutheran College

    2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, Washington 98201

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  8. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  9. Pacific Lutheran University

    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

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  10. University of Puget Sound

    1500 N Warner, Tacoma, Washington 98416

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  11. Saint Martin's University

    5300 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey, Washington 98503-7500

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  12. Seattle Pacific University

    3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997

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  13. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  14. Walla Walla University

    204 S College Ave, College Place, Washington 99324-1198

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  15. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

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  16. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

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  17. Western Washington University

    516 High St, Bellingham, Washington 98225-9008

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  18. Whitman College

    345 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362

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  19. Whitworth University

    300 W Hawthorne Rd, Spokane, Washington 99251

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  20. Antioch University Seattle

    2326 6th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98121-1814

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  21. University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus

    7100 Fort Dent Way, Tukwila, Washington 98188-8553

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  22. Argosy University-Seattle

    2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

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  23. Mars Hill Graduate School

    2501 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Psychology Employment

Washington State 2,230
National 112,810

Approximately 2% of the country's psychology professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Psychology professionals In Washington State

2,340 2,140 2,130 2,090 2,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Psychology is a shrinking field in Washington State. There were 110 less psychology professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 5% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the national trend for psychology professionals which shows a 6% increase in the number of psychology professionals working around the nation.

Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$59,600 $63,695 $67,915 $73,190 $75,695
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to psychology professionals are increasing in Washington State. Psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $59,600 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $75,695 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$44,830
25th percentile
$59,835
50th percentile
$75,795
75th percentile
$90,855
90th percentile
$104,750

Thus, there was a 21% growth in psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid psychology professionals earn 134% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Washington State

Christian Counseling
$58,870
Clinical Psychology
$59,422
Counseling
$52,867
Forensic Psychology
$75,695
Psychology
$75,695
School Psychology
$73,140
Sociology
$62,645
Sports Psychology
$73,140

In Washington State, psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
1
bachelor
24
master
27
doctor
12
Certificate
5
Total69

The number of students graduating from the 23 accredited psychology schools in Washington State is decreasing. In 2006 there were 2,094 psychology graduates from psychology courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 2,075 graduates.

There was a decrease in the number of psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 1%. 39% of these graduates received an master's degree in psychology.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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