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Psychology Schools
In Palo Alto, California

In Palo Alto, there are 2 psychology schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Palo Alto, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Palo Alto Vs. California Psychology Employment

Palo Alto 760
California 16,750

Exactly 760 of California's 16,750 psychology professionals work in Palo Alto. Between 2006 and 2010, in Palo Alto, there has been a 15% growth in the number of psychology professionals. As the employment for psychology professionals in Palo Alto has increased, overall employment in Palo Alto has decreased.

Palo Alto Vs. California Psychology employment growth

15,220 14,810 16,120 16,060 16,750
660 580 650 620 760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Palo Alto

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Palo Alto

$78,160 $79,190 $79,580 $89,870 $100,010
$59,990 $61,720 $64,310 $66,780 $67,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Palo Alto
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Palo Alto

Salaries for psychology professionals in Palo Alto have increased. Palo Alto psychology professionals made $100,010 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for psychology professionals in Palo Alto was $78,160 per year. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Palo Alto is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Palo Alto

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Psychology professionals make a median salary of $85,060 per year in Palo Alto. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $49,310 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $127,380 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Palo Alto

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Clinical Psychology
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Palo Alto


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

Psychology Programs Offered In Palo Alto


Palo Alto's psychology schools offer 8 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Palo Alto


Approximately 301 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Palo Alto, California

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