School Psychology Schools In Rhode Island

School Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 2 accredited school psychology schools in Rhode Island. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in school psychology in the state of Rhode Island, which encompasses school psychology training at the following levels:

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


  1. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Rhode Island 460
National 100,700

Approximately 0% of the country's school psychology professionals work in Rhode Island state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Rhode Island

600 520 460 420 460
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

School Psychology is a shrinking field in Rhode Island. 140 less school psychology professionals were working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Rhode Island, this field has shrunk by 23% in four years. 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 Rhode Island

$71,230 $76,270 $80,200 $79,630 $79,070
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Rhode Island, as the number of school psychology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by school psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for school psychology professionals in 2006 was $71,230 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $79,070 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Rhode Island

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Thus, there was a 10% growth in school psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Rhode Island state, within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid school psychology professionals earn 121% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

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

In Rhode Island, school psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

School Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of school psychology professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 2 accredited school psychology schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In 2006 there were 16 school psychology graduates from school psychology courses in Rhode Island and in 2010 there were 20 graduates.

This represents a 25% increase in the number of school psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Rhode Island state. 50% of these graduates received a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of school psychology faculty in Rhode Island, growth in the field of school psychology academia and faculty salaries in Rhode Island. If you are involved in teaching school psychology courses to students at the certificate in school psychology, masters degree in school psychology, and doctoral degree in school psychology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of school psychology in Rhode Island. A summary of what your peers have told us up until now will be available once you submit your information.

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