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Psychology Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 8 schools where psychology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the psychology academic community in Pittsburgh, and the future trends. Academia in psychology includes psychology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Psychology Employment

Pittsburgh 970
Pennsylvania 5,360

Exactly 970 of the 5,360 psychology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. There has been a 1% decline in the number of psychology professionals in Pittsburgh between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of psychology professionals in Pittsburgh has decreased, overall employment in Pittsburgh has increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Psychology employment growth

4,320 4,560 4,710 4,820 5,360
980 1,030 630 710 970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Psychology VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$65,020 $71,410 $75,310 $78,955 $74,110
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Psychology in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

Salaries for psychology professionals in Pittsburgh have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $74,110 per year was earned by psychology professionals in Pittsburgh. Psychology professionals in Pittsburgh made a yearly average salary of $65,020, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of psychology professionals in Pittsburgh is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Psychology professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Pittsburgh psychology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $74,715. The 10% of psychology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $29,245 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 246% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Psychology professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Christian Counseling
Clinical Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average psychology professionals in Pittsburgh earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Pittsburgh.

Educational Trends

Psychology schools in Pittsburgh


There are 8 accredited psychology schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's psychology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Psychology Programs Offered In Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh's psychology schools offer 30 psychology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Psychology Degrees In Pittsburgh


Approximately 825 students completed psychology courses in 2010.

Psychology Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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