School Psychology Schools In Georgia

Georgia has 4 accredited school psychology schools where school psychology faculty who teach school psychology classes can find employment. The trends in Georgia'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
  • Bachelors degree in School Psychology
  • Masters degree in School Psychology
  • PhD degree in School Psychology


Schools

  1. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Georgia 2,820
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Georgia

2,220 2,160 2,440 2,180 2,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, the field of school psychology is growing. 600 more school psychology professionals were working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of school psychology has grown by 27% in Georgia. This growth is faster 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 Georgia

$61,900 $60,160 $65,410 $67,270 $70,080
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Georgia, as the number of school psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by school psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $61,900 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $70,080 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$41,530
25th percentile
$53,810
50th percentile
$66,860
75th percentile
$78,820
90th percentile
$94,260

Thus, school psychology professionals' salaries grew by 12% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Georgia, 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 127%

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Georgia

Clinical Psychology
$62,328
Educational Leadership
$79,962
Mental Health
$34,370
Psychology
$74,195
School Psychology
$70,080
Social Work
$46,642
Sociology
$58,370
Special Education
$52,230
Speech Therapy
$46,497

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
4
doctor
3
Certificate
4
Total12

As the number of school psychology professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 4 accredited school psychology schools in Georgia state is also increasing. In 2006, 114 students graduated from school psychology courses in Georgia. And in 2010, 144 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 26%. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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