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Psychology Schools
In Athens, West Virginia

Psychology faculty can choose to work at only one psychology school in Athens. The trends in Athens' psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Athens Vs. West Virginia Psychology Employment

Athens 120
West Virginia 690

Exactly 120 of the 690 psychology professionals employed in West Virginia, work in Athens. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Athens has grown by 200%. Overall employment in Athens has also increased.

Athens Vs. West Virginia Psychology employment growth

530 400 560 620 690
40 50 70 No data 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: West Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Athens

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Athens

$50,140 $50,565 $47,730 No data $41,210
$29,770 $30,540 $31,560 No data $33,710
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Athens
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Athens

In Athens, salaries for psychology professionals have decreased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Athens reportedly earned an average salary of $41,210 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Athens made an average salary of $50,140 per year. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Athens.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Athens

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25th percentile
50th percentile
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90th percentile

Athens psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $36,920. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 183%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,930 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $64,920 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Athens

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Christian Counseling

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Athens


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Athens


There is one degree and certificate program in psychology offered by Athens' psychology school.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Athens


In 2010 approximately 21 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Athens, West Virginia

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