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Psychology Schools
In Long Beach, California

The city of Long Beach has only one 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 Long Beach, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Psychology Employment

Long Beach 4,640
California 16,750

Of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, 4,640 work in Long Beach. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of psychology professionals in Long Beach has shrunk by 10%. As the number of psychology professionals in Long Beach has decreased, overall employment in Long Beach has increased.

Long Beach Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
5,130 4,200 4,570 4,700 4,640
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Long Beach

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$98,515 $83,810 $104,540 $84,895 $82,405
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

As the number of psychology professionals in Long Beach has shrunk, salaries for psychology professionals have also decreased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Long Beach reportedly earned an average salary of $82,405 per year. Psychology professionals in Long Beach made a yearly average salary of $98,515, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Long Beach.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Long Beach

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $85,575 per year in Long Beach. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $34,910 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $124,280 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Long Beach

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Long Beach


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Long Beach


Long Beach's psychology schools offer 2 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Long Beach


Approximately 382 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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