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Clinical Psychology Schools In Louisiana

Louisiana has is only one accredited clinical psychology school where clinical psychology faculty who teach clinical psychology classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of clinical psychology and clinical psychology training in Louisiana, which includes clinical psychology training at the clinical psychology masters degree level.


  1. Northwestern State University of Louisiana

    College Ave, Natchitoches, Louisiana 71497-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Louisiana Vs. National Clinical Psychology Employment

Louisiana 2,790
National 254,740

Approximately 1% of the country's clinical psychology professionals work in Louisiana state.

Employment Growth for Clinical psychology professionals In Louisiana

1,170 1,870 2,170 2,720 2,790
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Louisiana, clinical psychology is a growing field. In Louisiana, 1,620 more clinical psychology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of clinical psychology professionals has grown by 138%. This is faster than the trend for clinical psychology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of clinical psychology professionals has grown by 17% between 2006 and 2010.

Clinical Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Louisiana

$51,033 $53,820 $51,000 $53,848 $54,918
$38,658 $41,019 $42,185 $43,003 $45,617
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Clinical Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of clinical psychology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to clinical psychology professionals are increasing in Louisiana. The mean salary for clinical psychology professionals in 2006 was $51,033 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $54,918 per year.

Salary percentiles for Clinical psychology professionals in Louisiana

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This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Louisiana, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of clinical psychology. The pay differential between the highest paid clinical psychology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 150%

Average Salaries for Clinical psychology professionals and related professions in Louisiana

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Louisiana, clinical psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Clinical Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Louisiana


The number of students graduating from the only accredited clinical psychology school in Louisiana is increasing. In Louisiana, there were 1 graduates in 2006. And there were 8 graduates from clinical psychology courses in 2010.

This represents a 700% increase in the number of clinical psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Louisiana state. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a master's degree in clinical psychology.

Clinical Psychology Faculty Salaries in Louisiana

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