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Forensic Psychology Schools In Florida

In Florida, there is only one accredited school where forensic psychology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Florida's forensic psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in forensic psychology includes forensic psychology training at the forensic psychology bachelors degree level.


  1. Florida Institute of Technology

    150 West University Boulevard, Melbourne, Florida 32901-6975

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Forensic Psychology Employment

Florida 3,560
National 111,390

Approximately 3% of the country's forensic psychology professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Forensic psychology professionals In Florida

5,010 4,470 4,330 4,410 3,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, the field of forensic psychology is shrinking. In 2010 there were 1,450 less forensic psychology professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of forensic psychology professionals has shrunk by 29%. This decline is faster than the change in the number of forensic psychology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of forensic psychology professionals has grown by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Forensic Psychology VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$79,710 $70,830 $79,280 $75,965 $83,125
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of forensic psychology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by forensic psychology professionals are increasing. The mean salary for forensic psychology professionals in 2006 was $79,710 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $83,125 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in Florida

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This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Florida state, within the field of forensic psychology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forensic psychology professionals earn 172% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in Florida

Clinical Psychology
Criminal Justice
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science

In Florida, forensic psychology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Forensic Psychology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida


As the number of forensic psychology professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited forensic psychology school in Florida state is increasing. In Florida, there were 6 graduates in 2006. And there were 12 graduates from forensic psychology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of forensic psychology school degree or certificate graduates in Florida by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 100%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in forensic psychology.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in Florida

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