School Psychology Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there are 3 accredited schools where school psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Washington DC's 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


  1. Catholic University of America

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

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Gallaudet University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Howard University

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

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Washington DC 480
National 100,700

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

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Washington DC

670 680 620 570 480
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of school psychology professionals is shrinking in Washington DC. In Washington DC, 190 less school psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 28% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for school psychology professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of school psychology professionals working around the nation.

School Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$61,390 $63,950 $66,550 $67,240 $73,580
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by school psychology professionals is increasing in Washington DC. In 2006 school psychology professionals made a mean salary of $61,390 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,580 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Washington DC

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This represents a growth in salaries of 17%. 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 school psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid school psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 154%

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Clinical Psychology
Educational Leadership
Mental Health
Organizational Psychology
School Psychology
Social Work
Special Education
Speech Therapy

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of school psychology professionals is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited school psychology schools in Washington DC state is decreasing. In Washington DC, there were 29 graduates in 2006. And there were 16 graduates from school psychology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 45%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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