School Psychology Schools In Mississippi

School Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at the only accredited school psychology school in Mississippi. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in school psychology in the state of Mississippi, which encompasses school psychology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in School Psychology
  • Masters degree in School Psychology
  • PhD degree in School Psychology


Schools

  1. Mississippi State University

    Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762

    157 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Mississippi Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Mississippi 860
National 100,700

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

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Mississippi

620 770 910 940 860
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Mississippi, the field of school psychology is growing. 240 more school psychology professionals were working in Mississippi in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 39% growth in the field. This growth 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 Mississippi

$48,810 $53,280 $52,330 $45,000 $45,000
$37,233 $40,105 $41,284 $42,076 $42,366
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Mississippi, as the number of school psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by school psychology professionals are decreasing. School psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $48,810 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $45,000 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Mississippi

10th percentile
$28,280
25th percentile
$34,340
50th percentile
$42,660
75th percentile
$54,770
90th percentile
$66,010

This represents a 8% decline in salaries. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. In the state of Mississippi, 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 133%

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Mississippi

Clinical Psychology
$51,267
Educational Leadership
$71,345
Mental Health
$29,218
Psychology
$56,885
School Psychology
$45,000
Social Work
$38,410
Sociology
$60,960
Special Education
$43,983
Speech Therapy
$46,310

In Mississippi, school psychology professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

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0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total3

As the number of school psychology professionals is increasing in Mississippi state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited school psychology school in Mississippi state is decreasing. In 2006, 77 students graduated from school psychology courses in Mississippi. And in 2010, 58 students graduated.

This represents a 25% decrease in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Mississippi state. Most of these graduates, or 33%, earned a bachelor's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Mississippi

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