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Psychology faculty can choose to work at one of 3 psychology schools in Birmingham. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Birmingham, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Psychology Employment

Birmingham 40
Alabama 680

Of the 680 psychology professionals employed in Alabama, 40 work in Birmingham. There has been a 0% decline in the number of psychology professionals in Birmingham between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for psychology professionals in Birmingham has decreased, overall employment in Birmingham has also decreased.

Birmingham Vs. Alabama Psychology employment growth

720 770 630 600 680
40 40 No data No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Alabama
  • Dark Yellow: Birmingham

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Birmingham

$48,730 $49,300 No data No data $50,550
$28,360 $29,260 $30,440 No data $32,490
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Birmingham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Birmingham

As the number of psychology professionals in Birmingham has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. Birmingham psychology professionals made $50,550 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Birmingham made an average salary of $48,730 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Birmingham is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Birmingham

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25th percentile
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Psychology professionals in Birmingham earn a median salary of $48,460 per year. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 55%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,330 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $62,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Birmingham

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Birmingham


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Birmingham


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

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Birmingham


In 2010 approximately 214 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Birmingham, Alabama

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