FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Clinical Psychology Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

The city of Chicago has 6 schools where clinical psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the clinical psychology academic community in Chicago, and the future trends. Academia in clinical psychology includes clinical psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Clinical Psychology Employment

Chicago 7,430
Illinois 10,820

Exactly 7,430 of the 10,820 clinical psychology professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. There has been a 36% growth in the number of clinical psychology professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for clinical psychology professionals in Chicago has increased, overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Clinical Psychology employment growth

8,650 9,710 9,510 10,160 10,820
5,450 6,490 6,200 6,920 7,430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Clinical Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$57,703 $59,373 $61,860 $62,255 $64,423
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Clinical Psychology in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for clinical psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,423 per year was earned by clinical psychology professionals in Chicago. Clinical psychology professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $57,703, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of clinical psychology professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Clinical psychology professionals in Chicago

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Chicago clinical psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,895. The difference in pay between the clinical psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 134%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $34,975 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $81,730 per year.

Average Salaries for Clinical psychology professionals and related professions in Chicago

Mental Health
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Chicago clinical psychology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Clinical Psychology schools in Chicago


There are 6 accredited clinical psychology schools in the city. Many of Chicago's clinical psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Clinical Psychology Programs Offered In Chicago


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in clinical psychology offered by Chicago's clinical psychology schools.

Student Completed Clinical Psychology Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 353 students graduated from clinical psychology courses in 2010.

Clinical Psychology Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We are currently gathering data for the number of clinical psychology faculty in Chicago, growth in the field of clinical psychology academia and clinical psychology faculty salaries in Chicago. If you are involved in teaching clinical psychology courses to students at the masters degree in clinical psychology, and doctoral degree in clinical 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 clinical psychology in Chicago. Once you have submitted your information an outline of the data we have collected up until now will be available for you to view.


Career Index

Your free online education database