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Psychology Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

In Boston, there are 11 psychology schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Boston, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Psychology Employment

Boston 2,290
Massachusetts 4,770

Of the 4,770 psychology professionals employed in Massachusetts, 2,290 work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Boston has grown by 7%. Overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Psychology employment growth

4,590 4,460 4,760 4,980 4,770
2,140 1,900 2,190 2,480 2,290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$60,615 $72,293 $82,600 $78,283 $80,153
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

In Boston, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. Boston psychology professionals made $80,153 per year, on average, in 2010. Psychology professionals in Boston made a yearly average salary of $60,615, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Boston is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Boston

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90th percentile

Psychology professionals in Boston earn a median salary of $81,753 per year. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $38,430 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $124,913 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Boston

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Organizational Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Boston


Many of Boston's psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 11 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Boston


There are a total of 44 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Boston's psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Boston


Approximately 1,390 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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