School Psychology Schools In Illinois

School Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited school psychology schools in Illinois. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in school psychology in the state of Illinois, which encompasses 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. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Chicago

    325 N Wells Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. DePaul University

    55 E Jackson, Chicago, Illinois 60604

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Eastern Illinois University

    600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, Illinois 61920

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. University of Illinois at Chicago

    601 S Morgan, Chicago, Illinois 60607

    150 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    601 E John Street, Champaign, Illinois 61820-5711

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Illinois State University

    North and School Streets, Normal, Illinois 61790-1000

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Loyola University Chicago

    1032 W. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60660

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. National-Louis University

    122 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Northern Illinois University

    1425 W. Lincoln Hwy., Dekalb, Illinois 60115-2828

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale, Illinois 62901-4512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Il State Rte 157, Edwardsville, Illinois 62026-1001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Western Illinois University

    1 University Circle, Macomb, Illinois 61455

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

Illinois Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Illinois 4,460
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Illinois.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Illinois

5,040 4,830 4,410 3,890 4,460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of school psychology professionals is shrinking in Illinois. In 2010 there were 580 less school psychology professionals working in Illinois than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of school psychology professionals has shrunk by 12%. This decline 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 Illinois

$58,010 $62,830 $70,220 $73,340 $71,730
$46,261 $48,114 $49,602 $50,552 $51,250
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Illinois, as the number of school psychology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by school psychology professionals are increasing. School psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,010 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $71,730 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Illinois

10th percentile
$37,130
25th percentile
$48,160
50th percentile
$65,940
75th percentile
$86,410
90th percentile
$115,020

This represents a 19% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 210% pay differential between the highest paid school psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of school psychology in Illinois.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Illinois

Clinical Psychology
$61,968
Educational Leadership
$83,515
Mental Health
$37,668
Organizational Psychology
$65,110
Psychology
$75,873
School Psychology
$71,730
Social Work
$49,515
Sociology
$63,925
Special Education
$58,837
Speech Therapy
$49,660

In Illinois, school psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
8
doctor
9
Certificate
7
Total25

As the number of school psychology professionals is decreasing in Illinois state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited school psychology schools in Illinois state is increasing. In Illinois, there were 193 graduates in 2006. And there were 226 graduates from school psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 17% percent increase in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Illinois. A majority of these graduates, or 36%, graduated with a doctor's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Illinois

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