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Psychology Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

The city of Amherst has 3 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Amherst, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Psychology Employment

Amherst 50
Massachusetts 4,770

Exactly 50 of the 4,770 psychology professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. There has been a 25% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Amherst between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Psychology employment growth

4,590 4,460 4,760 4,980 4,770
40 40 No data No data 50
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

$67,410 $71,780 No data No data $82,040
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

Salaries for psychology professionals in Amherst have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $82,040 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Amherst. Psychology professionals in Amherst made a yearly average salary of $67,410, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Amherst.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Amherst

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Psychology professionals in Amherst earn a median salary of $75,120 per year. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 193%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $45,720 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $134,130 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Amherst

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

On average psychology professional salaries in Amherst are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Amherst


There are 3 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Amherst's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Amherst


Amherst's psychology schools offer 6 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Amherst


Approximately 495 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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