School Psychology Schools In Washington State

School Psychology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 6 accredited school psychology schools in Washington State. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of school psychology and school psychology training in Washington State, which includes school psychology training at the following levels:

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


  1. Central Washington University

    400 East University Way, Ellensburg, Washington 98926-7501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Eastern Washington University

    526 5th Street, Cheney, Washington 99004-2496

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Seattle Pacific University

    3307 3rd Ave W, Seattle, Washington 98119-1997

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Washington State University

    French Administration Building, Pullman, Washington 99164-5910

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National School Psychology Employment

Washington State 1,940
National 100,700

Of all of the school psychology professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for School psychology professionals In Washington State

2,150 1,920 1,910 1,850 1,940
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of school psychology professionals is shrinking in Washington State. There were 210 less school psychology professionals working in Washington State in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington State, this field has shrunk by 10% 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 Washington State

$60,860 $65,940 $67,600 $70,680 $73,140
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: School Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of school psychology professionals is declining, the salaries paid to school psychology professionals are increasing in Washington State. In 2006 school psychology professionals made a mean salary of $60,860 per year, and in 2010 they made $73,140 per year.

Salary percentiles for School psychology professionals in Washington State

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Thus, there was a 17% growth in school psychology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of school psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid school psychology professionals earn 93% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for School psychology professionals and related professions in Washington State

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

In Washington State, 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 Washington State


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited school psychology schools in Washington State is increasing. In 2006 there were 62 school psychology graduates from school psychology courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 73 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of school psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State by 18%. Most of these graduates, or 45%, earned a master's degree in school psychology.

School Psychology Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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