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Psychology Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Psychology faculty can choose to work at one of 5 psychology schools in Grand Rapids. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Grand Rapids, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Psychology Employment

Grand Rapids 410
Michigan 3,020

Exactly 410 of the 3,020 psychology professionals employed in Michigan, work in Grand Rapids. There has been a 17% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Grand Rapids between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Psychology employment growth

3,350 3,420 3,570 3,520 3,020
350 330 510 460 410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$71,370 $71,900 $63,395 $64,875 $63,265
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

As the number of psychology professionals in Grand Rapids has grown, salaries for psychology professionals have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $63,265 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Grand Rapids. The average salary for psychology professionals in Grand Rapids was $71,370 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $57,300. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,430 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 128% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Grand Rapids


Many of Grand Rapids' psychology professionals are graduates of one of the 5 accredited psychology schools in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


Grand Rapids' psychology schools offer 5 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Grand Rapids


Approximately 136 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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