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Forensic Psychology Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

Forensic Psychology faculty can choose to work at only one forensic psychology school in Chicago. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic psychology in the city of Chicago, which encompasses forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology masters degree level.


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Forensic Psychology Employment

Chicago 3,130
Illinois 4,750

Of the 4,750 forensic psychology professionals employed in Illinois, 3,130 work in Chicago. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of forensic psychology professionals in Chicago has shrunk by 7%. Overall employment in Chicago has increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Forensic Psychology employment growth

5,330 5,070 4,700 4,170 4,750
3,370 3,350 2,930 2,630 3,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Forensic Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$76,360 $77,470 $81,500 $83,045 $88,100
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

In Chicago, salaries for forensic psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $88,100 per year was earned by forensic psychology professionals in Chicago. Forensic psychology professionals in Chicago made a yearly average salary of $76,360, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Chicago.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Chicago

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25th percentile
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75th percentile
90th percentile

Forensic psychology professionals in Chicago make a median yearly salary of $78,255. The 10% of forensic psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $42,175 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 199% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Chicago

Forensic Science
Criminal Justice
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Forensic Psychology schools in Chicago


There is only one accredited forensic psychology school in the city. Many of Chicago's forensic psychology professionals are graduates of this school.

Forensic Psychology Programs Offered In Chicago


There is one degree and certificate program in forensic psychology offered by Chicago's forensic psychology school.

Student Completed Forensic Psychology Degrees In Chicago


In 2010 approximately 166 students completed forensic psychology courses.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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