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Psychology Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

There is only one psychology school in Elgin for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Elgin, which includes psychology training at the psychology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Psychology Employment

Elgin 3,130
Illinois 4,790

Of the 4,790 psychology professionals employed in Illinois, 3,130 work in Elgin. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Elgin has shrunk by 7%. As the employment for psychology professionals in Elgin has decreased, overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin Vs. Illinois Psychology employment growth

5,330 5,070 4,700 4,210 4,790
3,370 3,350 2,930 2,630 3,130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Elgin

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$76,360 $77,470 $81,500 $83,045 $88,100
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

In Elgin, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 Elgin psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,100. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Elgin made an average salary of $76,360 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Elgin is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Elgin

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Psychology professionals in Elgin make a median yearly salary of $78,255. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 199%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,175 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $126,180 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Elgin

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Elgin


Many of Elgin's psychology professionals are graduates of the only accredited psychology school in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Elgin


There is one degree and certificate program in psychology offered by Elgin's psychology school.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Elgin


Approximately 12 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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