Sports Psychology Schools In North Carolina

There are 3 accredited sports psychology schools in North Carolina for faculty who teach sports psychology classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sports psychology academic community in North Carolina, and the future trends in sports psychology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sports Psychology
  • Masters degree in Sports Psychology


Schools

  1. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  2. Guilford College

    5800 W Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina 27410-4108

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  3. High Point University

    833 Montlieu Ave, High Point, North Carolina 27262-3598

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Sports Psychology Employment

North Carolina 2,600
National 100,700

Of all of the sports psychology professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of North Carolina.

Employment Growth for Sports 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, sports psychology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 360 more sports psychology professionals working in North Carolina than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sports psychology has grown by 16% in North Carolina. This growth is faster than the change in the number of sports psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of sports psychology professionals has grown by 3% from 2006 to 2010.

Sports 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: Sports Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sports psychology professionals is increasing in North Carolina. Sports psychology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $58,590 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $63,120 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sports 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, sports psychology professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 116% pay differential between the highest paid sports psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sports psychology in North Carolina.

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

Forensic Psychology
$75,055
Mental Health
$36,142
Psychology
$84,063
School Psychology
$63,120
Sports Psychology
$63,120

In North Carolina, sports psychology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

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

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0
bachelor
1
master
2
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

As the number of sports psychology professionals is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 3 accredited sports psychology schools in North Carolina state is also increasing. In North Carolina, there were 1 graduates in 2006. And there were 34 graduates from sports psychology courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 3300% percent increase in the number of sports psychology school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina. Most of these graduates, or 67%, earned a master's degree in sports psychology.

Sports Psychology Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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