School Psychology Schools In Arkansas

Arkansas has is only one accredited school psychology school where school psychology faculty who teach school psychology classes can find employment. The trends in Arkansas' school psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in school psychology includes school psychology training at the following levels:

  • School Psychology Certificate
  • Masters degree in School Psychology
  • PhD degree in School Psychology


Schools

  1. University of Central Arkansas

    201 Donaghey Ave, Conway, Arkansas 72035-0001

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Arkansas 510
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Arkansas

500 750 730 720 510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of school psychology is growing. In 2010 there were 10 more school psychology professionals working in Arkansas than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arkansas, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This growth is slower than the change in the number of school psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of school psychology professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$61,670 $61,180 $59,250 $69,980 $69,070
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Arkansas, as the number of school psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by school psychology professionals are increasing. In 2006 school psychology professionals made a mean salary of $61,670 per year, and in 2010 they made $69,070 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
$38,780
25th percentile
$47,640
50th percentile
$57,960
75th percentile
$73,180
90th percentile
$114,310

Thus, there was a 11% growth in school psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid school psychology professionals earning 195% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Arkansas state.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Clinical Psychology
$62,552
Educational Leadership
$67,015
Mental Health
$35,656
Psychology
$79,140
School Psychology
$69,070
Social Work
$42,222
Sociology
$54,320
Special Education
$46,043
Speech Therapy
$46,203

In Arkansas, school psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total3

As the number of school psychology professionals is increasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited school psychology school in Arkansas state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 2 school psychology graduates from school psychology courses in Arkansas and in 2010 there were 16 graduates.

This represents a 700% increase in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Arkansas state. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a doctor's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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