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Psychology Schools
In Berkeley, California

In Berkeley, there are 2 psychology 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 Berkeley, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Berkeley Vs. California Psychology Employment

Berkeley 1,780
California 16,750

Exactly 1,780 of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, work in Berkeley. There has been a 63% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Berkeley between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for psychology professionals in Berkeley has increased, overall employment in Berkeley has also increased.

Berkeley Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
1,090 1,220 1,440 1,340 1,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Berkeley

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Berkeley

$72,480 $74,740 $92,310 $90,775 $88,200
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Berkeley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Berkeley

Salaries for psychology professionals in Berkeley have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Berkeley reportedly earned an average salary of $88,200 per year. The average salary for psychology professionals in Berkeley was $72,480 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Berkeley.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Berkeley

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

Psychology professionals in Berkeley earn a median salary of $91,925 per year. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,370 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $121,300 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Berkeley

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Berkeley


Many of Berkeley's psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Berkeley


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Berkeley's psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Berkeley


Approximately 398 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Berkeley, California

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