Psychology Schools
In New Orleans, Louisiana

In New Orleans, there are 7 psychology schools 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 New Orleans, which encompasses psychology training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Psychology
  • Bachelors degree in Psychology
  • Masters degree in Psychology
  • PhD degree in Psychology


Professional Trends

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Psychology Employment

New Orleans 140
Louisiana 490

Exactly 140 of the 490 psychology professionals employed in Louisiana, work in New Orleans. Between 2006 and 2010, in New Orleans, there has been a 180% growth in the number of psychology professionals. As the number of psychology professionals in New Orleans has increased, overall employment in New Orleans has also increased.

New Orleans Vs. Louisiana Psychology employment growth

420 420 390 480 490
50 50 50 120 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Louisiana
  • Dark Yellow: New Orleans

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in New Orleans

$60,300 $62,980 $66,635 $73,060 $76,340
$35,650 $36,640 $37,990 $39,210 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in New Orleans
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in New Orleans

Salaries for psychology professionals in New Orleans have increased. New Orleans psychology professionals made $76,340 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, psychology professionals in New Orleans made an average salary of $60,300 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in New Orleans is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in New Orleans

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25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Psychology professionals in New Orleans make a median yearly salary of $79,560. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,885 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 117% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in New Orleans

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in New Orleans


There are 7 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of New Orleans' psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In New Orleans


New Orleans' psychology schools offer 14 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In New Orleans


In 2010 approximately 350 students graduated from psychology courses.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in New Orleans, Louisiana

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