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Clinical Psychology Schools In Washington State

There are 3 accredited clinical psychology schools in Washington State for faculty who teach clinical psychology classes to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of clinical psychology and clinical psychology training in Washington State, which includes clinical psychology training at the following levels:


  1. Seattle Pacific University

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Washington-Seattle Campus

    1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, Washington 98195-4550

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Argosy University-Seattle

    2601-A Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Clinical Psychology Employment

Washington State 6,390
National 254,740

Approximately 3% of the country's clinical psychology professionals work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Clinical psychology professionals In Washington State

5,560 5,340 7,750 6,530 6,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington State, clinical psychology is a growing field. In 2010 there were 830 more clinical psychology professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of clinical psychology professionals has grown by 15%. This growth is slower than the national trend for clinical psychology professionals which shows a 17% increase in the number of clinical psychology professionals working around the nation.

Clinical Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$50,643 $53,925 $54,740 $58,278 $59,422
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Clinical Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington State, as the number of clinical psychology professionals is growing, the salaries earned by clinical psychology professionals are increasing. In 2006 clinical psychology professionals made a mean salary of $50,643 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,422 per year.

Salary percentiles for Clinical psychology professionals in Washington State

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This represents a 15% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Washington State state, within the field of clinical psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid clinical psychology professionals earn 118% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

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

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Clinical psychology professionals in Washington State earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Clinical Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited clinical psychology schools in Washington State is decreasing. In 2006, 50 students graduated from clinical psychology courses in Washington State. And in 2010, 38 students graduated.

This represents a 24% decrease in the number of clinical psychology degree or certificate school graduates in Washington State state. 75% of these graduates received an doctor's degree in clinical psychology.

Clinical Psychology Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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