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Psychology Schools
In Palm Desert, California

There is only one psychology school in Palm Desert for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of psychology and psychology education in Palm Desert, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palm Desert Vs. California Psychology Employment

Palm Desert 1,560
California 16,750

Of the 16,750 psychology professionals employed in California, 1,560 work in Palm Desert. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palm Desert, there has been a 27% growth in the number of psychology professionals. As the employment for psychology professionals in Palm Desert has increased, overall employment in Palm Desert has also increased.

Palm Desert Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
1,230 1,500 1,690 1,750 1,560
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palm Desert

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Palm Desert

$68,035 $76,705 $85,040 $82,760 $80,405
$37,950 $39,270 $40,760 $41,840 $42,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Palm Desert
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palm Desert

In Palm Desert, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 Palm Desert psychology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $80,405. Psychology professionals in Palm Desert made a yearly average salary of $68,035, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Palm Desert.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Palm Desert

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $82,040 per year in Palm Desert. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 200%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $37,805 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $113,340 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Palm Desert

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Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Psychology professional salaries in Palm Desert are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Palm Desert


Many of Palm Desert's psychology professionals are graduates of the only accredited psychology school in the city.

Psychology Programs Offered In Palm Desert


There is one degree and certificate program in psychology offered by Palm Desert's psychology school.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Palm Desert


Approximately 21 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Palm Desert, California

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