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Psychology Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

Psychology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 psychology schools in Durham. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Durham, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Psychology Employment

Durham 170
North Carolina 2,850

Exactly 170 of North Carolina's 2,850 psychology professionals work in Durham. The number of psychology professionals in Durham has shrunk by 15% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of psychology professionals in Durham has decreased, overall employment in Durham has increased.

Durham Vs. North Carolina Psychology employment growth

2,430 2,410 2,700 2,850 2,850
200 150 110 150 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Durham

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$69,915 $68,190 $73,845 $71,840 $68,020
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

Salaries for psychology professionals in Durham have decreased. In 2010 Durham psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $68,020. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Durham made an average salary of $69,915 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Durham.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Durham

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Durham psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $62,300. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 152%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,000 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $100,990 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Durham

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Durham


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Durham


Durham's psychology schools offer 5 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Durham


Approximately 251 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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