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Forensic Psychology Schools
In San Diego, California

There is only one forensic psychology school in San Diego for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of forensic psychology and forensic psychology education in San Diego, which includes forensic psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Forensic Psychology Employment

San Diego 1,590
California 16,750

Of the 16,750 forensic psychology professionals employed in California, 1,590 work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, in San Diego, there has been a 47% growth in the number of forensic psychology professionals. As the employment for forensic psychology professionals in San Diego has increased, overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Forensic Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,040 16,060 16,750
1,080 1,310 1,790 1,870 1,590
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Forensic Psychology VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$67,455 $72,265 $85,585 $89,300 $89,715
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Psychology in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

In San Diego, salaries for forensic psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $89,715 per year was earned by forensic psychology professionals in San Diego. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for forensic psychology professionals in San Diego was $67,455 per year. The growth in the salary of forensic psychology professionals in San Diego is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic psychology professionals in San Diego

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90th percentile

San Diego forensic psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $89,375. The difference in pay between the forensic psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 219%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $39,620 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $126,550 per year.

Average Salaries for Forensic psychology professionals and related professions in San Diego

Criminal Justice
Forensic Science
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average forensic psychology professionals in San Diego earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in San Diego.

Educational Trends

Forensic Psychology schools in San Diego


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

Forensic Psychology Programs Offered In San Diego


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in forensic psychology offered by San Diego's forensic psychology schools.

Student Completed Forensic Psychology Degrees In San Diego


In 2010 approximately 62 students graduated from forensic psychology courses.

Forensic Psychology Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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