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Psychology Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

There are 10 psychology schools in Philadelphia for faculty to choose from. The trends in Philadelphia's psychology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Psychology Employment

Philadelphia 1,820
Pennsylvania 5,360

Of the 5,360 psychology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 1,820 work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 13% growth in the number of psychology professionals. As the number of psychology professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Psychology employment growth

4,320 4,560 4,710 4,820 5,360
1,610 1,720 1,810 1,700 1,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$70,490 $69,675 $71,380 $76,060 $80,315
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

In Philadelphia, salaries for psychology professionals have increased. In 2010 psychology professionals in Philadelphia reportedly earned an average salary of $80,315 per year. Psychology professionals in Philadelphia made a yearly average salary of $70,490, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Philadelphia.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Philadelphia

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Psychology professionals make a median salary of $82,240 per year in Philadelphia. The difference in pay between the psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 122%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $49,355 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $109,710 per year.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Philadelphia


There are 10 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Philadelphia's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's psychology schools offer 48 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 1,232 students graduated from psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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