School Psychology Schools In North Carolina

There are 5 accredited school psychology schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach school psychology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in school psychology in the state of North Carolina, which encompasses school psychology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    103 South Bldg Cb 9100, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National School Psychology Employment

North Carolina 2,600
National 100,700

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

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In North Carolina

2,240 2,260 2,550 2,650 2,600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Carolina, the field of school psychology is growing. In North Carolina, 360 more school psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of school psychology has grown by 16% in North Carolina. 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 North Carolina

$58,590 $62,330 $63,510 $64,950 $63,120
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to school psychology professionals are growing in North Carolina. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $58,590 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,120 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$41,410
25th percentile
$48,100
50th percentile
$58,330
75th percentile
$73,500
90th percentile
$89,270

Thus, there was a 7% 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 116% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in North Carolina state.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Clinical Psychology
$59,765
Educational Leadership
$67,838
Mental Health
$36,142
Organizational Psychology
$102,080
Psychology
$84,063
School Psychology
$63,120
Social Work
$42,858
Sociology
$65,755
Special Education
$44,883
Speech Therapy
$46,687

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

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
0
bachelor
0
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
3
Total9

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited school psychology schools in North Carolina is decreasing. In 2006, 54 students graduated from school psychology courses in North Carolina. And in 2010, 48 students graduated.

There was a decrease in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 11%. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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