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Psychology Schools
In Lexington, Kentucky

Psychology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 psychology schools in Lexington. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in psychology in the city of Lexington, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Psychology Employment

Lexington 230
Kentucky 1,280

Of the 1,280 psychology professionals employed in Kentucky, 230 work in Lexington. There has been a 21% growth in the number of psychology professionals in Lexington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of psychology professionals in Lexington has increased, overall employment in Lexington has also increased.

Lexington Vs. Kentucky Psychology employment growth

1,090 1,070 1,060 1,140 1,280
190 190 220 250 230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Kentucky
  • Dark Yellow: Lexington

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Lexington

$53,210 $57,470 $56,900 $56,000 $51,290
$36,110 $37,350 $38,510 $39,410 $39,350
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Lexington
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Lexington

As the number of psychology professionals in Lexington has grown, salaries for psychology professionals have decreased. Lexington psychology professionals made $51,290 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Lexington made an average salary of $53,210 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Lexington.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Lexington

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $49,500 per year in Lexington. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,260 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 66% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Lexington

Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Christian Counseling

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Lexington


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Lexington


There are a total of 10 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Lexington's psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Lexington


Approximately 305 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Lexington, Kentucky

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