Psychology Schools
In Fountain Valley, California

In Fountain Valley, there is only one psychology school where psychology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Fountain Valley, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:

  • Psychology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Psychology


Professional Trends

Fountain Valley Vs. California Psychology Employment

Fountain Valley 1,110
California 16,750

Exactly 1,110 of California's 16,750 psychology professionals work in Fountain Valley. Between 2006 and 2010, in Fountain Valley, there has been a 22% growth in the number of psychology professionals. As the employment for psychology professionals in Fountain Valley has increased, overall employment in Fountain Valley has decreased.

Fountain Valley Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
910 990 1,080 900 1,110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Fountain Valley

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Fountain Valley

$72,130 $83,585 $86,375 $93,070 $90,900
$44,220 $45,820 $47,730 $48,940 $49,780
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Fountain Valley
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Fountain Valley

In Fountain Valley, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $90,900 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Fountain Valley. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Fountain Valley made an average salary of $72,130 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Fountain Valley.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Fountain Valley

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Psychology professionals in Fountain Valley make a median yearly salary of $88,300. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 162%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $52,560 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $137,530 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Fountain Valley

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Fountain Valley psychology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Fountain Valley


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Fountain Valley


Fountain Valley's psychology school offers one psychology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Fountain Valley


Approximately 4 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Fountain Valley, California

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