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Psychology Schools
In Compton, California

Psychology faculty can choose to work at only one psychology school in Compton. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Compton, which encompasses psychology training at the psychology associates degree level.


Professional Trends

Compton Vs. California Psychology Employment

Compton 4,640
California 16,750

Exactly 4,640 of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, work in Compton. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Compton has shrunk by 10%. As the number of psychology professionals in Compton has decreased, overall employment in Compton has increased.

Compton Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
5,130 4,200 4,570 4,700 4,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Compton

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Compton

$98,515 $83,810 $104,540 $84,895 $82,405
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Compton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Compton

Salaries for psychology professionals in Compton have decreased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Compton reportedly earned an average salary of $82,405 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Compton made an average salary of $98,515 per year. The decline in the salary of psychology professionals in Compton is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Compton

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Psychology professionals in Compton make a median yearly salary of $85,575. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $124,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Compton

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Compton


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Compton


Compton's psychology school offers one psychology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Compton


Approximately 2 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Compton, California

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