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Psychology Schools
In Los Angeles, California

The city of Los Angeles has 12 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The trends in Los Angeles' psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Los Angeles Vs. California Psychology Employment

Los Angeles 4,640
California 16,750

Of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, 4,640 work in Los Angeles. There has been a 10% decline in the number of psychology professionals in Los Angeles between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Los Angeles has increased.

Los Angeles 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: Los Angeles

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Los Angeles

$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 Los Angeles
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Los Angeles

Salaries for psychology professionals in Los Angeles have decreased. In 2010 Los Angeles psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $82,405. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in Los Angeles made an average salary of $98,515 per year. The decline in the salary of psychology professionals in Los Angeles is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Los Angeles

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90th percentile

Psychology professionals in Los Angeles earn a median salary of $85,575 per year. 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 256% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Los Angeles

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Los Angeles


There are 12 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Los Angeles' psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Los Angeles


There are a total of 25 degree and certificate programs in psychology offered by Los Angeles' psychology schools.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Los Angeles


In 2010 approximately 1,543 students completed psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Los Angeles, California

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