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Psychology Schools
In Cambridge, Massachusetts

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


Professional Trends

Cambridge Vs. Massachusetts Psychology Employment

Cambridge 2,290
Massachusetts 4,770

Exactly 2,290 of Massachusetts' 4,770 psychology professionals work in Cambridge. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Cambridge has grown by 7%. As the employment for psychology professionals in Cambridge has increased, overall employment in Cambridge has also increased.

Cambridge 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: Cambridge

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Cambridge

$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 Cambridge
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Cambridge

As the number of psychology professionals in Cambridge has grown, salaries for psychology professionals have also increased. In 2010 Cambridge psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $80,153. Psychology professionals in Cambridge made a yearly average salary of $60,615, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Cambridge.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Cambridge

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $81,753 per year in Cambridge. 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 225% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Cambridge

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology
Organizational Psychology

Psychology professional salaries in Cambridge are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Cambridge


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Cambridge


There are a total of 13 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Cambridge's psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Cambridge


Approximately 404 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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